Islamabad court’s accountant held for corruption

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Investigation Agency has arrested Islamabad district court’s former accountant on charges of corruption.

FIA spokesperson told media that accused Riaz Ahmed was involved in corruption of over Rs1.5 billion during his tenure. “He had been using bail bonds for personal use.”

The suspect was employed in district and sessions court of the capital city in 1996 and retired in 2018.

The inquiry was initiated by the agency on orders of IHC Chief Justice Athar Minallah.

The suspect has been taken into police custody and is being grilled.