QUETTA: NAB Blochistan has filed a reference against Secretary Workers Welfare Board (WWB) and Chairman Scrutiny Committee, Ataullah Jogezai, Director Finance WWB, Gul Zaman and Deputy Director WWB Siraj Uddin and others in Accountability Court on the charges of embezzlement in the scholarship grant earmarked for the sons of labourers.
Secretary Workers Welfare Board, in connivance with officials of WWB, allegedly embezzled scholarship grant worth Rs 9.236 earmarked for the sons and daughters of labourers reregistered with Employees Old-age Benefit Institution and Balochistan Employees Social Security Institution.
NAB investigation divulged that officials of WWB illegally awarded scholarship grants worth Rs. 9.236 Million to non deserving persons having counterfeit registration cards of EOBI and BESSI
NAB, after initial probe, arrested Siraj Uddin Deputy Director Workers Welfare Board and sent him to judicial lockup while the said accused was later released on bail.