NAB arrests principal govt vocational & technical training Centre Gulbahar in embezzlement of Rs. 33 millions

September 15, 2014 Off By Web Desk

Peshawar: NAB (KP) arrested Bakhat Zamin, Principal Govt Vocational & Technical Training Centre Gulbahar, Peshawar on the charges of corruption, corrupt practices and misuse of authority in implementation of scheme of vocational training under FATA Rural Development Project. The FRDP was implementing various initiatives for the uplift of FATA during 2008-2011.

Accused Bakhat Zamin while in league with others pocketed millions of rupees reserved for hostel accommodation of poor students of FATA (Khyber, Mohamad & Bajaur Agencies) and prepared 9 fake rent agreements with various hotel owners / property dealers to show that he had hired accommodation for the students.

Similarly he used to give cash amounting to Rs. 20,000/- to 30,000/- to the Training Coordinators for purchase of necessary items, but he placed bogus invoices in the record claiming millions of expenditure.

This is highly regretful that a person of higher educational level responsible for imparting education gets involved in corruption & corrupt practices. This is a reflection on moral degradation of our society. The Principal being Drawing & Disbursing Officer (DDO) embezzled around Rs. 33 Million by misusing his authority. Investigation is under process.

The Accused will be produced in accountability for obtaining his physical remand into NAB custody.

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