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Peshawar High court asks 21 employees to return BISP grant

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    High court asks 21 employees to return BISP grant

    Jul 08 2020


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    The list of the employees was shared with the high court by Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, establishment and administration department on February 14, 2020. — PPI/File


    PESHAWAR: Peshawar High Court has taken disciplinary action against 21 of its employees, who have illegally drawn benefits from Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) and ordered them to deposit collectively Rs2.668 million.

    According to a press release issued here, after inquiry the competent authority (chief justice) ordered recovery of the said amount from the 21 employees, who either themselves or through their spouses were receiving BISP cash grants.

    The authority ordered them to deposit the said amount in state exchequer and also ordered withholding their increments for three years.

    The list of the employees was shared with the high court by Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, establishment and administration department on February 14, 2020.

    Meanwhile, another official, Noushad Khan, who was serving as bailiff, was dismissed from service after completion of multiple inquiries against him.

    It is stated that the charges of misconduct were proved against him. He was made liable for major penalty of dismissal from service under rule 4 (1) (b) (iv) of the Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Civil Servant (Efficiency & Discipline) Rules, 2011.



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    PESHAWAR: The Peshawar High Court has issued show cause notices to its 22 employees seeking their explanation for illegally drawing the Benazir Income Support Programme financial assistance.

    The federal government had identified a total of 221 employees of the high court and its circuit benches, and district, anti-terrorism and labour courts in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

    Of them, 22 belong to the high court.

    According to a news release issued here, the high court also directed the district and sessions judges of the province to take disciplinary action against the employees of their respective establishments over the anomaly.

    The government had earlier deleted the names of more than 800,000 ineligible beneficiaries from BISP lists. The government had claimed that the names were removed after thorough inquiry.

    Of them, 14,730 were government employees and 127,826 wives of government employees.