ISLAMABAD - Expressing displeasure over incomplete corruption inquiries, a parliamentary committee on Friday has directed the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) to complete the probes of last year cases in three months and present the report.

Sub-committee of Senate Standing Committee on Finance led by Senator Mohsin Aziz was informed by the FBR officials that there were a total of 198 cases of inquiries in 2015 out of which 99 cases were settled and six officers were removed from the service.

The remaining cases have been pending at different courts and in some cases the inquiries are still underway.

The FBR gave details of 18 corruption cases as directed by the sub-committee in its last meeting.

The committee also decided to summon the officials of the Establishment Division in next meeting to seek their viewpoint on the time period for completing corruption inquiries.

The committee also decided to hold in-camera meeting on Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi's notice of rampant corruption and appointment of officers in the FBR.

The sub-committee asked the FBR's officials to present the details of case of inspector Inland Revenue Mirza Muhammad Ali Baig in seven days.

The committee directed to reinitiate the corruption inquiries in some cases.

The committee noted that most of officials, who received punishment in corruption cases, approached Federal Services Tribunal for reinstating. The committee decided to seek the viewpoint of Law Division on it.