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NAB recovers Rs 700 million from Balochistan Finance Secretary house

The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has recovered more than Rs700 million and gold of worth Rs 40 million from the residence of Balochistan Finance Secretary Mushtaq Ahmed Raisani on Friday.

According to sources The NAB has conducted the search operation continuously 13 hours and recovered million of rupees, prize bonds and gold as he has been accused of  in the scam of billions of rupees from local government development funds. Raisani was arrested during a raid at his office in the civil secretariat earlier in the morning.

The finance department was sealed during the raid while officials searched all rooms to sift through records, sources said, adding that records of the finance department were also seized for further investigation.

Raisani, an influential bureaucrat in Balochistan, has served as secretary finance for the last few years. He served in same position during the PPP government’s term.