LAHORE: The anti-graft body raided the house of a former Excise officer on Thursday and recovered cash and prize bonds worth Rs330 million, according to a statement.
According to the National Accountability Bureau (NAB), accused Khwaja Wasim, a grade-16 officer, acquired assets beyond his know sources of income during his service as an income tax officer at the Excise Department.
“NAB has recovered cash and prize bonds worth Rs330 million during the raid at his house today,” read the statement.
“This is a major success in the case,” NAB said.
The officer had transferred over Rs220 million between 2013 to 2017 to his foreign accounts, sources of which he failed to provide, NAB added.
The corruption watchdog has also accused him of whitening millions of rupees through an amnesty scheme in 2018.
Khawaja Wasim was presented before the accountability court today.
DPO Okara office accountant arrested
Separately, Punjab Anti-Corruption Department has taken into custody an officer of Okara police involved in misappropriating Rs10.81 million through a fake company.
DG Anti-Corruption Gohar Nafees said that accused Iftikhar Ahmed Asim established a fake company and issued cheques in its name worth Rs Rs10.81 million.
He said that the accused has admitted to his crime.
Iftikhar Asim transferred the money to his company’s account at a private bank in Okara from the national exchequer, Nafees said.