ISLAMABAD: Additional Director National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Hanif Mehsar has been dismissed from service on charges of having fake degree.
According to sources, Chairman NAB Qamar Zaman Chaudhry had ordered the
verification of degrees of the officers a few months back. A Special committee was constituted for getting the process completed with the Universities and Higher Education Commission.
The sources said the NAB officials were startled when they found that one of their Additional Director was having a fake degree. On receipt of information from the HEC, the officials removed the summary and dismissed Hanif Mehsar from service. He was appointed to the post during the tenure of PPP government.
Meanwhile the Chairman has directed the special committee to complete the degree verification process on fast track basis. One thousand degrees of officers were sent to the Universities and HEC and of them 832 have so far been verified.