Anti-Corruption Establishment to comb out ghost employees from different depts

KARACHI: Anti-Corruption Establishment (ACE) during the last two months has registered 113 FIRs, arrested 92 officials in corruption and misappropriation charges and submitted challans of 72 different cases into the courts.

This was stated by Chairman ACE Syed Mumtaz Shah while briefing Chief Minister Sindh Syed Qaim Ali Shah today at the CM House.

He said that out of 113 FIRs thirteen were registered in Karachi, 18 in Hyderabad, 11 in Jamshoro, nine in Mirpurkhas, one in Shaheed Benazirabad, 32 in Sukkur, and 29 in Larkana. Similarly, 12 have been arrested in Karachi, 18 in Hyderabad, seven in Jamshoro, five in Mirpurkhas, 37 in Sukkur, and 13 in Larkana.

The chief minister directed the ACCE chairman to request the ACC-I meeting just after Eid so that 70 pending cases of local government, Irrigation, health and education could be decided. It may be noted that ACC-I is held under the chairmanship of Chief Secretary.

Syed Mumtaz Shah said that three ACC-I meetings have been held in August in which 190 cases were reviewed and necessary approval was accorded to register 34 FIRs, open 110 inquiries while re-enquiry was ordered in 56 cases.

The chief minister told the chairman ACE to demonstrate zero tolerance into corruption cases. “Once to complete these inquiries the ACE would be given to comb out ghost employees from different departments,” he said.


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