FBR terminates job of IRS officer on misconduct

FBR terminates job of IRS officer on misconduct

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has terminated the job of BS-17 official of Inland Revenue Service (IRS) on the charges of misconduct.

The FBR issued an office order on Friday to notify the major penalty of ‘dismissal from service’ upon the officer.

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The FBR said that disciplinary proceedings were initiated against Masud Humayun (IRS/BS-17/Prob), posted as Assistant Director, Additional Directorate of Internal Audit (IR) Gujranwala on account of multiple offences including exchange of Answer Book, cheating, lying, deceitful conduct and manhandling of the examination supervisor, a BS-19 officer while taking paper of FPO Exam i.e. Principle of Accountancy and unauthorized absence w.e.f. 17.08.2020; constituting “inefficiency” and “misconduct” in terms the Civil Servants (Efficiency and Discipline) Rules, 2020.

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The Revenue Secretary/Chairman, FBR, while dispensing with holding of formal inquiry under Civil Servants (E&D) Rules, 2020, issued an Order under Rule7 along with Show Cause Notice dated October 12, 2021. However, no reply, to the said show cause notice (within the stipulated time) was received.

The FBR chairman Chairman after examining the facts and legal position of the case, found the accused officer guilty of the charges of “inefficiency” and “misconduct” levelled against him.

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The FBR chairman after having considered all aspects of the case, has decided to impose major penalty of “dismissal from service” upon Masud Humayun (IRS-BS-17/Prob) under the Civil Servants (E&D) Rules, 2020.

The period of his unauthorized absence from duty w.e.f. August 17, 2020 shall be treated as extraordinary leave without pay.

Masud Humayun / the accused officer, shall have the right to file departmental appeal within a period of thirty (30) days from the date of issuance of this notification.

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