KARACHI: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has suspended an official of Pakistan Customs for three months on charges of inefficiency.

According to a notification, the FBR said that the decision had been taken while exercising powers conferred under Rule 5(1) of the Government Servants (Efficiency & Discipline) Rules, 1973, the Competent Authority has placed Muhammad Arshad, Inspector, Model Customs Collectrate, Islamabad under suspension for a period of three months with immediate effect.

The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has also imposed major penalty upon Ansar Majeed, BS-16 Auditor Officer of Inland Revenue on charges of charges of inefficiency, misconduct, corruption and negligence of duty.