Five officials of the Health Department were dismissed from service after an inquiry committee found them guilty of corruption, abuse of power and nepotism.
A spokesman of the Jhang district administration told newsmen that DCO Nadir Chattha had written a letter to the health secretary and had reported corruption of five employees of the Health Department in the district.
In his letter, the DCO said accountant Haji Manzoor Ahmad, superintendent Abdul Ghaffar, Health EDO’s personal assistant Abdus Sattar and technicians Zulfiqar Ali and Nasir Ali were accused of abuse of powers and nepotism.
The spokesman said the health secretary had appointed the district monitoring officer as inquiry officer and had directed him to submit a report in this regard.
Following the investigation, the district monitoring officer had found the allegations to be true.
The health secretary had then issued orders for dismissal of these employees.
Published in The Express Tribune, April 23rd, 2016.