Mansehra: 5 teachers booked in corruption case
MANSEHRA: The Anti–Corruption Establishment (ACE), Mansehra has booked five senior teachers, who had allegedly transferred an amount of Rs6 million to the accounts of 35 teachers as bribes. Speaking at a press conference, Malik Ijaz Ahmad, the assistant director ACE, told reporters that a case of fraud was registered against the five teachers.
Ijaz Ahmad said a group of teachers, led by Munir Hussain, who was also allegedly involved in another fraud, and including Bashir Ahmad, Zaheer Hussain Shah, Taj Mohammad and Mohammad Faraz, received half of the amount and transferred Rs6 million in personal accounts of 35 teachers without any entitlement or increment in 2012.
“When the ACE started the inquiry and asked teachers concerned to redeposit the ill-gotten money back in the account of the Education Department’s account, the 21 teachers returned Rs4 million while 14 more are yet to follow the suit,” said Ahmad.