PIA detects embezzlement, culprit handed over to FIA
KARACHI : The Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has detected irregularities worth approximately Rs.12 million in the reconciliation process of travel agents during October 2014 till August 2015.
A spokesman of the national flag carrier said on Thursday that after preliminary inquiry involvement of a PIA official was suspected and that the accused has taken into custody and during further investigation he confessed of this embezzlement. The case has been referred to FIA for formal inquiry.
PIA management has zero tolerance towards any kind of corruption and those responsible for causing loss to the national airline and bringing bad name to it will be dealt with according to the law, the spokesman added.