Two awarded seven-year imprisonment in corruption cases

Published November 29, 2021
A judge of the Special Court for Anti-Corruption, Balochistan, awarded seven-year imprisonment to a cashier of the Fatima Jinnah Chest Hospital for embezzlement of government funds. — Reuters/File
A judge of the Special Court for Anti-Corruption, Balochistan, awarded seven-year imprisonment to a cashier of the Fatima Jinnah Chest Hospital for embezzlement of government funds. — Reuters/File

QUETTA: A judge of the Special Court for Anti-Corruption, Balochistan, has awarded seven-year imprisonment to the secretary of union council Dhadar in a case involving embezzlement of millions.

The judge ordered recovery of the embezzled money from the accused, Nadir Shah.

The Anti-Corruption Establishment, Balochistan, registered a case against the accused and after completing the inquiry submitted the Challan in the Special Anti-Corruption Court. After hearing of the case the accused was found guilty after which the court awarded him seven-year imprisonment.

The same court heard another case of government funds embezzlement in Fatima Jinnah Chest Hospital and after proving the allegation awarded seven-year imprisonment to Zafar Iqbal who was a cashier in the hospital. He was arrested by the officials of Anti-Corruption Establishment, Balochistan.

Both the accused were shifted to district jail Quetta after the court verdicts.

Published in Dawn, November 29th, 2021

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