Audit Report Unearths Corruption Worth Rs. 10 Billion In Pakistan Railways


An internal audit of Pakistan Railways (PR), beleaguered by cumulative losses of over Rs. 28 billion and a number of corruption scandals, has pinpointed misappropriation of funds worth Rs. 10 billion in its latest report.

According to the report, 4147.8 acres of railway land in Dera Ghazi Khan sub-division Multan (Punjab province) worth Rs. 4,147.8 million is no more in possession of the railways.

"It has been illegally occupied and some part of it sold in connivance with the railways officials," the report alleged, with fingers being pointed towards Railways Minister Khawaja Saad Rafique.

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