NAB Arrests Commissioner Income Tax Abbottabad

Peshawar: NAB (KP) today arrested Asif Haider Orakzai a Grade 19 Officer of Income Tax Deptt from Peshawar presently posted as Commissioner Income Tax Abbottabad allegedly involved in fake Income Tax Refund causing a loss of Rs. 160.00 Million to the exchequer. Muhammad Siddique and Muhammad Haroon Officials of FBR also arrested in the same case.

The accused persons on the pretext of assistance to the affectees of 2005 Earthquake prepared bogus income tax refund through collecting signed cheques from innocent Earthquake affectees during 2008-09 and embezzled the huge amount of Rs. 160.00 Million.

NAB (KP) is interrogating the accused persons. They will be produced tomorrow before the Accountability Court Peshawar for obtaining their physical remand.

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