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Audit report accuses Sindh government of committing Rs. 9.2 billion ‘fraud’

Karachi: Miandad Rahoojo, the director-general of Sindh Audit, met with Governor Imran Ismail on Tuesday and presented him with the provincial departments’ audit report for 2020-21 as well as the special audit report of the provincial ombudsman from 2008-9 to 2018-19.

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According to official reports, the audit chief told the governor that the Sindh government only used about Rs. 90 billion of the overall Rs. 289 billion annual development program (ADP) for FY 2020-21, which is the ‘lowest’ in the last three years.

Similarly, the provincial government had spent over Rs. 894 billion, or around 68%, of the overall proposed budget of Rs. 1.3 trillion. Over Rs. 9.2 billion has been misappropriated or defrauded.

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According to the audit report, the Sindh government perpetrated over Rs. 9,242 million in bribery, embezzlement, and misappropriation during the time frame in question.

According to the survey, the Sindh government committed over Rs. 5,270 million in HR/employee-related irregularities, over Rs. 41,985 million in procurement irregularities, over Rs. 1,726 million in account management irregularities with commercial banks, over Rs. 315 million in service delivery irregularities, and over Rs. 122 million in other irregularities.

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