NAB arrest former provincial minister for corruption

QUETTA: National Accountability Bureau Balochistan Tuesday arrested former provincial minister MPA Izhar Hussain Khosa for corruption in Food Department.

According to preliminary investigation former Food Minister caused Rupees 280 million loss to national exchequer.

It is added here that NAB Balochistan taking notice of people’s complaints has filed three references at former Food Minister Asfand Yar Kakar, former Secretary Food and other senior officers valuing Rupees 2.25 billion at Accountability Court. Several cases were in the process of investigation.

Former Food Minister Izhar Hussain Khosa contrary to departmental recommendations appointed a blue eyed employee Inayat a Grade-8 as Incharge PRC Sariab. During this period with the support of Minister Food he said employees embezzled 85 thousand sacks of wheat and caused Rupees 280 million loss to national kitty. Accused has been shifted to NAB Jail after his arrest. He would be presented before Accountability Court Wednesday to obtain physical remand for further investigation.

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