FIA opens inquiry against officials of BISP scam

By Adnan Rafique

ISLAMABAD: Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Friday has launched inquiry against four government officials, who have been ousted from their posts for taking benefit from Benazir Income Support Program (BISP), in two phases. In the first phase, investigation against these officers will be carried out while in second phase, their facilitators will be detained.
FIA headquarters has forwarded details of the officers to all provincial zones whereas a letter has also been sent to National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) for their information regarding family tree, biometric and occupation.
Record of these officers’ pays and employment has also been sought from Auditor General of Pakistan Revenue (AGPR). It is to be mentioned here that 2,543 senior officers were removed from the BISP list.