ISLAMABAD: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Chairman Tariq Mehmood Pasha will personally listen to appeals filed by six inspectors of the Inland Revenue Service. The names of inspectors are Waqar Ahmed Khan, Asad Mehmood, Shafqatul Zaman, Akmal Hussain Shah, Muhammad Javaid and Muhammad Imran.
According to the details, all inspectors are working in different Regional Tax Offices. These inspectors are facing charges of corruption and misconduct and misuse of powers and government authority.
The FBR chairman has directed them to bring all the relevant documents with them, which could prove their innocence. He will give personal hearing to all inspectors on the same day.
According to sources all six inspectors were suspended by the relevant authority after the report of inquiry officers. The report was against them and it had been proved that all inspectors were found involved in corruption and misuse of powers.
Inquiry officers were recommended to Member Administration Federal Board of Revenue for penalty. These inspectors have been appealed before the member administration and a last opportunity was given to them but they have failed to prove their innocence. Now they have appealed before the chairman which has been accepted.
According to law this is the last forum and if they have failed to satisfied chairman FBR than they could have face punishment of major penalty, which might be dismissal from service.