Clerk, sanitary inspector arrested for taking bribes

Anti-corruption officials arrest the two men in Lodhran


Owais Qarni June 19, 2017
PHOTO: EXPRESS

MULTAN: A junior clerk at Government Degree College and the tehsil sanitary inspector in Lodhran District were arrested for taking bribes on Monday.

Lodhran Anti-Corruption Circle Assistant Director Muhammad conducted a raid under the supervision of Special Judicial Magistrate Saeed Ilyas Mian at Government Degree College and nabbed Junior Clerk Waseem Akhtar for taking a bribe from a student. Muhammad said that the suspect made a deal with the student under which he would take Rs5,000 in exchange for a copy of the question paper ahead of each exam.

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In another raid, sanitary inspector Rizwan Babar was arrested by anti-corruption officials. Babar conducted a raid at a factory for producing substandard material but did he seal the factory or register a case. According to anti-corruption officials, Babar called factory owner Muhammad Khalid to his office and asked him to pay a bribe of Rs50,000. Khalid informed the anti-corruption officials, who arrested the tehsil sanitary inspector and seized the bribe money.

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