Corruption probe launched against 76 officers by FBR

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Corruption probe launched against 76 officers by FBR

ISLAMABAD: *Corruption probe launched against 76 officers by *The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR).

FBR has started investigations against 76 officers on corruption allegations, said FBR Member (Admin) Bakhtiyar Khan in a media briefing on Monday.

He said that the tax department has so far fired 10 officials, whereas the remaining have been suspended from jobs while disciplinary proceedings against them were underway, Profit Today has reported.

“The department has also established a fact-finding committee against cases involving high-rank officials,” he added.

Bakhiyar asserted that the FBR was observing a zero-tolerance policy against corruption and that the department would not give any favour to corrupt officers.

On a query, he said the FBR’s fact-finding committee has cleared former customs operation member Jawad Agha from alleged container scandal.