Deputy Director Sanam Qureshi made In-charge of SIU

KARACHI: Director General Customs Intelligence & Investigation – FBR, Muhammad Zahid Khokhar has posted Deputy Director Sanam Qureshi as the in-charge of Special Intelligence Unit (SIU), replacing Assistant Director Dr. Zohaib.

Director General also advised Director Customs Intelligence & Investigation, Karachi, Irfan Javed to restructure the SIU and post officials on the recommendation of Superintendent SIU Dost Muhammad. Director Irfan Javed has invited recommendations from Dost Muhammad.[the_ad id=”32940″]Moreover, Zahid Khokhar advised Dost Muhammad to furnish all the details of the Export Promotion Zone (EPZ) scam along with evidences regarding involvement of Customs officers in the scam. DG also advised Superintendent Dost Muhammad to observe departmental decorum.

Sources said the issue had been resolved and appointment of Deputy Director Sanam Qureshi as the in-charge of SIU would ensure efficient and effective operations of the unit.

Zahid Khokhar visited Karachi on Monday, primarily to look into the dispute within the Karachi Directorate that surfaced after allegations leveled by the Superintendent regarding involvement of Directorate’s officers in EPZ scam.

Superintendent SIU Dost Muhammad submitted before the Directorate General of Customs Intelligence & Investigation that necessary action may be initiated against Additional Director and Assistant Director SIU for their illegal working against the national interest. He also requested that SIU may be taken out of the jurisdiction of the above mentioned officers and a joint investigation team (JIT) may be formed involving NAB, ISI, MI, FIA and SBP to properly investigate the matter.

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