ISLAMABAD: Fazal-ur-Rehman, a Pakistan Customs Service officer of BS-16, has been given minor penalty for inefficiency.
Disciplinary proceedings under Government Servants (Efficiency & Discipline) Rules, 1973 were initiated against the officer, presently posted as Inspector at Model Customs Collectorate, Islamabad vide charge sheet dated Oct 20, 2016.
Karam Elahi, the then Additional Director (BS-19), Directorate of Intelligence & Investigation-FBR, Rawalpindi was appointed as inquiry officer to conduct inquiry on account of various acts of omission and commission committed by the accused officer constituting “inefficiency”.
According to the inquiry report, the charge of “inefficiency” was established against the accused officer. A show-cause notice dated March 30, 2017 was issued to the accused officer and he was also called for personal hearing by the authorized officer on May 11, 2017. After considering the charges framed in the charge sheet, inquiry report, personal hearing and other available record, the accused officer was found guilty of “inefficiency” under rule 3(a) of the Government Servants (Efficiency and Discipline) Rules, 1973.
The authorized officer imposed minor penalty of “withholding of two increments without cumulative effect” upon Fazal-ur-Rehman falling on December 1, 2017 under rule 4(1)(a)(ii) of the Govt. Servants (Efficiency & Discipline) Rules, 1973.