NAB arrests three GB officials over misuse of funds: report

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GILGIT: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Wednesday arrested three officials of Gilgit-Baltistan agriculture department for their alleged embezzlement of over Rs20 million, as reported by a local English media. 

According to the NAB personnel, the officers were allegedly embezzling this money through bogus bills and advertisements.  NAB personnel arrested GB deputy director agriculture, Sir Syed Ahmad, drawing and disbursing officer, and cashier Shah Zareen from Gilgit.

The accused mainly embezzled the amount by processing bogus bills and fake documents. The three arrested officials will be presented before the accountability court in Gilgit on Thursday.