Peshawar: 2 LG officials fired for corruption
PESHAWAR: As reported by the Dawn News on Monday, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has sacked two officials of the local government including a Town Municipal Officer (TMO) in Mansehra on charges of embezzlement and causing loss to the national exchequer. A statement released on Saturday said that the order was issued after conducting departmental inquiry against them. They were found involved in purchasing substandard tractors for Mansehra Tehsil Municipal Administration. The supplying firm was also blacklisted. The action was taken as per special powers vested in the provincial government under the Removal from Service (Special Power) Ordinance 2000.