By: Waheed Phulpoto
SHIKARPUR Oct 09: An Anti corruption Police party laid by Circle Officer (CO) Shikarpur Shahid Hussain Shahani while raiding on the residence of former Taluka Municipal Officer (TMO) of Khanpur Taluka Municipal Administration arrested him on the charge of embezzlement in national development funds on Thursday late evening.
Abdul Hafeez Pirzado the former TMO had appropriated in development funds of Rs70.00 million when he was posted as a TMO at Khanpur in last 2013-2014.
The former TMO Abdul Hafeez Pirzado was an employee of Education Department as a teacher and was posted as TMO on deputation at Garhi Yasin Taluka Municipal Administration by PPP government and then after he assumed the office of TMO at Khanpur district Shikarpur.
An FIR was registered under crime No. 7/2015 on behalf of state with the permission of the Divisional Commissioner and Chairman of Anti Corruption Committee-2 (ACC-2) after completing the investigation process.
The arrested TMO was produced before the court of Sessions and District Judge Shikarpur for getting physical remand and the honorable court granted the remand for 3 days and gave him in the custody of the Anti Corruption Police to hold further investigation into the case.