COAS orders immediate probe into NLC Scam

Rawalpindi: The Chief of Army Staff, General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani, has ordered a high level inquiry into alleged NLC irregularities.

According to Army spokesman a serving Corps Commander has been nominated to head the inquiry along with two Major Generals as members.

Appropriate action will be taken on completion of the court of inquiry, as per relevant Army rules and regulations.

According to sources, the National Assembly Public Account Committee in its recent meeting taking notice of involvement of several Senior army officers in NLC scandal had ordered action against them. the Auditor General of Pakistan had presented its report in the PAC that NLC in negation of rules and regulations had made purchases of vehicles and other stuff and also invested Rs four billion in Stock Market against rules and regulations.

Besides this several irregularities were also unearthed in the internal affairs of NLC, taking strict notice of this situation on Tuesday the COAS ordered a probe.

Sources told that the three member committee has been directed to compete its work as soon as possible and the report be sent straight to the army chief after which action would be taken against the accused

In this scandal besides serving army officers some ex army officers are also said to be involved.

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