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Nandipur power project payments, purchases record gutted

By our correspondents
September 09, 2016

GUJRANWALA: Unidentified intruders destroyed the record of the oil purchases and multi-million rupees payments in the security office of Nandipur power project in Gujranwala in mysterious circumstances on Thursday night.

The incident took place in the midnight at the office of the assistant director (security) in admin building of the project, the sources said.

The incident when came into the knowledge of the officials next morning it caused panic in the staff of the power project which was deemed as most secured and protected. The officials of intelligence agencies, Rangers, police and Elite Force are posted at the project to ensure foolproof security of the project. It is impossible for a layman to enter in the project in presence of such a high level security. The VIPs have also restricted access to certain portions of the project.

Amid stringent security measures, some unidentified persons entered the office room of Assistant Director Security Captain (R) Mehtab Alam at around 3 30am and tore apart papers from important files and destroyed the record, the sources said.

The incident caused sensation and panic. The project administration immediately informed the district administration and police authorities about the incident. Police have initiated an inquiry into the incident.

The officials of the forensic lab of the district police reached the project site with their equipment. The officials collected fingerprints and other samples from the crime scene. The officials while avoiding to speculate on the incident have said that the culprits could not escape from the grip of the law.