ISLAMABAD: Allegations of misappropriation of more than 61 lakh rupees in residence certificate fee by district administration Islamabad have been revealed. According to audit documents in the possession of Naya Dur Media, the district administration has collected Rs 61 lakh 54 thousand 500 as fees for issuing residence certificates to citizens of Islamabad. According to the documents, the government had fixed a fee of Rs 200 for obtaining the residence certificate, but the district administration kept charging Rs 700 against the law.
According to the document, in 2018-19, 12,309 domiciles were issued to citizens of Islamabad and Rs 86 lakh 16 thousand 300 was collected from them as fees. Of this money received, 61 lakh 54 thousand 500 taka was taken against the law and no record of this additional taka was found. The money has been deposited in the national treasury and the district administration has not responded in this regard.