Gilgit - Baltistan

NAB files reference against 3 Forest Dept officials on charges of illegal transport of cut timber

Gilgit: NAB (R) Sub Office GB filed a reference in Accountability Court Gilgit-Baltistan, Gilgit against the officers and officials of Forest Department Gilgit-Baltistan.

National Accountability Bureau’s Assistant Director, Sharafat Ali Raquib, has said in a statement that reference has been filed against Saleem Ullah Khan, DFO, Fareed Ullah Khan, Superintendent, Forest Department and Abdul Wakeel, Forest Lessee on the allegation of Transportation of Illegal Cut Timber from Chilas Forest Division without Collection of fine during Timber Policy 2013.

NAB says that the action of the officials caused a loss of more than Rs. 43 million to national exchequer.

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