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Minister asks Federal Investigation Agency to probe into Estate Office’s Fire incident

Islamabad, May 13, 2014 (PPI-OT): Minister of State for Housing and Works Barrister Usman Ibrahim has asked Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) to investigate the matter of fire in Estate office, Islamabad.

The Minister has formally directed FIA to initiate its inquiry regarding the fire incident in Estate Office. The Minister directed to constitute a three members Committee to probe into the matter. According to the inquiry report of the Committee, the fire incident appeared to be intentional and deliberate by some employees of the Estate Office to hide the illegal allotments and its record.

The Estate Office surprisingly caught fire on 02-03-2014 (Sunday), when the building was closed for two weekly holidays. An FIR was lodged by the Estate Office in Kohsar Police Station.

It is also pertinent to mention, that due to this fire incident a major portion of record related to Government accommodation, office, furniture and fixture, electricity wiring, ceiling and partitioning walls etc. was burnt.

For more information, contact:
Haji Ahmed Malik
Principal Information Officer
Press Information Department (PID)
Tel: +9251 925 2323 and +9251 925 2324
Fax: +9251 925 2325 and +9251 925 2326
Email: piopid@gmail.com

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