ACE nabs four corrupt officials in raids

The Nation

GUJRANWALA – During crackdown on corrupt elements, Anti Corruption Establishment (ACE) nabbed four accused involved in bribery and fraud cases. ACE Regional Director Fareed Ahmed while talking to the media said that ACE team arrested a proclaimed offender, an official of Punjab Highway Department, for taking bribe of Rs90,000 from two citizens for recruitment in the department. He said that a citizen Syed Samar Abbas gave an application to the ACE that Rana Maqsood, the official from Narowal, had received Rs75,000 from him for appointment of his son in the highway department while another citizen Rizwan Bhatti also alleged that he had received Rs15,000 for appointment of his son.

During investigations, the allegations levelled against the accused got proved while he did not produce him before the inquiry and was declared as proclaimed offender on 26-6-2017. Now on a tip off, the raiding party held him from his house, h said.

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