Punjab Police officers come under NAB radar over financial embezzlement
LAHORE – The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Saturday has initiated graft proceedings against officials of Punjab Police over alleged financial embezzlements.
As per details garnered, the probe has been initiated on basis of inquiry report submitted by Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Abdur Rab.
The anti-graft watchdog has summoned purchase record of bulletproof vehicles, jackets, helmets for Dolphin Squad, chains, umbrellas and other goods imported for anti-riot force.
Well inside-aware further stated that the accountability body has drilled concrete evidence pertaining to alleged corruption done by registrar and assistant director serving in office of Punjab Inspector General of Police (IG). NAB’s officials are also scrutinizing assets of several police officials.
On the other hand, the purchase record has not been handed over to NAB yet by former Punjab IG, owing to which the accountability body has penned letters to various departments.
NAB will also send a draft in this regard to new Punjab IG.