QUETTA: A responsibility court on Tuesday punished Assistant Food Supervisor Saeed Ahmed Mengal and Aide Food Controller Ameer Bakhsh Khosa to a total amount of 12 years in prison and also imposed a fine of Rs100 million for causing a loss of millions to the national exchequer.
Court Allah Daddy Roshan of the accountability court pronounced the verdict on Tuesday in the light of investigation performed as well as evidence accumulated against the officials by the National Accountability Bureau’s Balochistan phase.
According to NAB investigations, Assistant Director Mengal, as the job supervisor of Jaffarabad area, Nasserabad as well as Jhal Magsi, bought hundreds of wheat bags from different rural get centres (PRCs) only on paper.
Records and also area visits to the food department storehouse by the private investigators revealed that the authorities, Mengal and Khosa, neither acquired wheat bags from PRCs neither transferred them in the food division’s storehouse, triggering numerous rupees loss to the nationwide exchequer.
On the other hand, a man was sentenced to seven years’ jail time in a bank fraud situation on Tuesday.
Court Munir Ahmed Marri of the Financial Court, Quetta, additionally enforced a fine of Rs4.76 million on the found guilty.
The case was lodged versus Sameer Ahmed on a problem by a branch manager of the National Bank for providing checked cheques of an account holder, Ehsanullah.
The cheques for Rs2.51 m as well as Rs2.25 m had actually been used in 2014 as well as 2018 respectively.
The cheques mosted likely to MCB’s Qila Saifullah branch for clearance in favour of Sameer Ahmed, who deceitfully and fraudulently got them got rid of.
Nevertheless, when he offered yet another checked cheque for Rs2.55 m of the account holder, Ehsanullah, he was detained and the financial institution filed an issue against him.
The financial circle of Federal Investigation Agency signed up the situation and an FIA authorities, Arif Baloch, carried out examination and sent the challan in the court.
Aide Director (Legal) Taimoor Shah Kakar represented the FIA in the high court.