The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has launched a probe into dozens of illegally recruited grade 17 officers in Sindh institutions, and the case involves former Sindh chief minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah and former minister Sharjeel Inam Memon. Sources revealed that more than 40 posts of grade 17 recruitments were made directly during the tenure of former Sindh information minister Sharjeel Inam Memon. In addition, 39 officers were made permanent by deviating from the rules in 2017. NAB officials have so far recorded statements of eight government officials in the case. Former chief secretary Rizwan Memon has also been summoned to regularize 39 officers. Qaim Ali Shah and Sharjeel Inam Memon have also been interrogated as well. Before this NAB has been working on cases of Rs5.7 bn graft against Sharjeel Inam Memon who has been replaced by Nasir Hussain Shah. Earlier, NAB has also commenced an inquiry against 14 officers from the Sindh Information Department for corruption of funds regarding awareness campaigns carried out by department from July 2015 to June 2018, and officials be grilled are then director general Syed Wajahat, then Director Yasmeen Memon, two section officers Nazeer Ahmed Sheikh and Altaf Hussain Memon, Six then Deputy Directors Moeez-ud-din Pirzada, Imtiaz Joyo, Azeem Shah, Yousuf Kaboro, Aziz Ahmed and Four Information Officers, Sarang Latif Chandio, Danish Memon, Farhat Janvri and Zafar Mallah. While talking to Daily Times, former Information Department officials disclosed that these all officers who have been summoned by NAB belong to advertisement and billing departments of Sindh Information, adding that one of the relatives of Sharjeel Inam Memon was also involved in a fire case at the information department in which it was claimed that the entire records were burnt and they had no official data of payments to newspapers in which she was held responsible despite she was given post of Director. Source revealed that Sarang Latif Chandio has been in jail custody and his name is in ECL and Farhat Janvri, who is PRO of Chief Secretary Sindh, never does any work without bribe. As per details many of them have appeared before NAB inquiry officers and have recorded their statement.