KARACHI: National Accountability Bureau (NAB-Karachi) has arrested three officers of Sindh Government on corruption charges of Rs 100 million.
A press release of NAB said here on Thursday that accused Sohail Adeeb Bachani, Additional Secretary Rehabilitation, (Ex-LAO RBOD and Ex-DCO Jamshoro) and Niaz Hussain Chachar, the then Circle officer, Kazi Mushtaq, Ex-land acquisition officer ACE Jamshoro were arrested for their involvement in corruption and embezzlement of more than Rs 100 million by making illegal payments of land compensation to different people in RBOD project Jamshoro.
Sohail Adeeb Bachani had admitted his guilt during inquiry proceedings and offered to return his share of ill-gotten money through VR option to the tune of Rs 8.78 million.
Niaz Hussain Chachar was Circle Officer Anti-corruption Kotri and direct beneficiary of embezzled amount drawn through fake compensation.
The major portion of compensation amount was deposited into both bank accounts of another accused Mukhtiar Ali. After which the amount was transferred to the personal bank account of Niaz Hussain, it said.