Thursday, April 9, 2015

Commissioner Mohammed Abbas Baloch takes over medical college project amid corruption probe investigation

SUKKUR: Sukkur Commissioner Mohammed Abbas Baloch has assumed control over the charge of the Ghulam Mohammed Mahar Medical College (GMMMC) venture chief from its key Dr Abrar Shaikh to encourage an examination concerning asserted misappropriation of stores.

Dr Shaikh had experienced a protracted cross examination session held a week ago by a group of the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) to disclose how he went to possess properties in a few urban communities of the nation and abroad other than undertaking a few outside visits in the course of recent years.

As per sources, the examination was provoked by actualities about misappropriation and abuse of an enormous bit of Rs480 million dispensed for the development of the GMMMC building.

The sources said that the FIR group had given Dr Shaikh a week's opportunity to gather confirm with all due respect before the examination session. They said the session endured in regards to eight hours.

Taking after the session, Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah issued orders for the giving over of the charge of GMMMC task chief to the official so as to encourage the examination. Later, Dr Shaikh showed up before the media however limited his remarks to the eventual fate of the undertaking. He said the official would now help resume designation of the obliged trusts for the finishing of the remaining work.

The sources said that it took 10 years to raise a limit mass of the school site and some little dividers inside. What different works did amid the period incorporated the leveling of the ground. The stores adding up to Rs480 million discharged for the task was depleted in completing these works which irritated the partners, including the boss priest.

Objections about claimed misappropriation of stores and other degenerate practices in the task started to heap up and fingers were pointed at wellbeing and other applicable divisions and additionally experts of the undertaking.

The vast majority of the complainants gave off an impression of being specialists taking unmistakable fascination in the venture who had been communicating their disdain over exercise in futility and cash.

A few complainants said that the venture, propelled in 2005, should be finished by 2010 however just 10 every penny of physical work was done in 10 years. The tremendous measure of Rs480 million stood used for the development work initially evaluated at Rs60 million that was expected to be researched by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB), they included.

A year ago, the school organization approached the important powers and got a request organized through the Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Medical University bad habit chancellor. Nonetheless, since the task was being executed by the wellbeing office, a result of the request was not made open. In the long run, the Sukkur NAB provincial office launched its own request.

The Sindh government quit discharging more supports for the venture until the finishing of the NAB request.

Then, the Sukkur chief has grabbed the record of the undertaking and requested an examination of the consumption.

The venture embodied a school and a 1,200-bed healing center having three restorative and three surgical wards and an emergency unit, offices like heart surgery, plastic surgery, neuro surgery, injury focus, treatment of all infections, inn for understudies and private units for specialists and paramedics.