Published On: Wed, Jan 5th, 2022
Published in Category: Quetta

Balochistan Food Officer awarded five years in prison, Rs 105.23 mln fine for graft

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QUETTA: Accountability Court of Quetta on Tuesday sentenced the official of food department government of Balochistan namely Ameer Baksh Khoso to five years in prisons and imposed a fine of Rs 105.23 million for embezzlement in food gowdown.

Accountability Court 1 Judge Munawar Ahmed Shahwani announced the verdict in the light of irrefutable evidences gathered by the NAB Balochsitan against the accused.

Senior Prosecutor NAB Zameer Ahmed Chalgari represented NAB Balochsitan.

As per investigation carried out by NAB Balochistan, the Assistant Food Controller being in charge at PRC Hub, district Lasbella was involved in embezzlement of government wheat worth million of rupee.

In case of default in fine amount, the same can be realized by disposing of his properties, if any, by NAB.

After announcement of Judgment, Accused Ameer Bakhsh Khoso was taken into custody and sent to Judicial Custody.

It may be mentioned here that it is fifth such verdict against the accused by the honourable Accountability Court within span of last few months.