Chitral levies official suspended for 'misconduct'

Levies official suspended for ‘misconduct’

CHITRAL: A havaldar of Chitral Levies has been suspended on the charge of charging extra entry fee from tourists to Kalash valleys at Dobash check post.

A notification issued by the deputy commissioner of Lower Chitral dated May 5, 2023, stated: “You, Havaldar Muhammad Karim are posted to Dobash checkpost as post commander. Upon receiving complaints regarding overcharging of entry fee at Dobash the undersigned inquired the matter and found you guilty of charging extra entry fee from tourists.” 

It added that based on a fake notification the official started overcharging the visitors without informing his office. As a result, the levies official was suspended till further order.    

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