PESHAWAR, 05 December: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Monday arrested former Agency Surgeon Mohmand Agency Dr. Dawood Khan and accountant Health Department Nisar Khan on charges of alleged embezzlement.
According to a press release issued by NAB, both the accused persons embezzled funds meant for rent of community health centers, medicines and utility bills and caused millions of rupees loss to the national exchequer.
It added that accused Dr. Dawood Khan who was the Drawing and Disbursing Officer (DDO) in connivance with Nisar Khan withdrew funds allocated for the rent of community health centers, their electricity bills and medicines and pocketed millions of rupees illegally.
The press release maintained that NAB had been actively pursuing corruption-related cases in Fata and more alarming facts and arrests are on card in this case. The accused persons will be produced before an accountability court to obtain their physical remand.