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February 24, 2019

Seven cops sacked for corruption

National

February 24, 2019

JHANG: DPO Attaur Rehman on Saturday punished 17 police officials and terminated seven from service for corruption and misuse of power.

He took this action during a meeting at the District Police Lines here. Constables Fakhar Abbas, Zubair Yousaf, Zafar Abbas, Masood Ahmed, Najamul Hassan, Nadeem and Mansab Ali were dismissed from the police service for corruption. Rafiullah was demoted from the rank of ASI to head constable and head constable Shah Muhammad was to the constable rank. Similarly, one-year service of SI Muhammad Nawaz was withheld while the service of constables Jafar Raza, Muhammad Azam and Usman Saleem was withheld for poor performance and inefficiency.

Police constable Rahmat Ali was served a show-cause notice for bad performance. The DPO warned that there was no room for corruption, inefficient and bad manners in the police department.

HEALTH CENTRES: The District Development deputy director has authorised the Building Department’s executive engineer to revamp buildings of five health centres, which are under the administrative and financial control of the Municipal Committee here.

According to the Punjab Local Government Act, the Municipal Committee administratively and financially is an independent institution having a separate engendering wing to execute development projects.

According to the administrative approval letter No DD (Dev) 83 issued by the District Development DD, construction work of medicine store of the DHQ Hospital and revamping of the Rural Health Centre Shah Jewana would be completed.

Similarly, the revamping work of the MC dispensaries of Satellite Town, Chaudhry Colony and MC Health Centre Satellite Town would be completed.

District Development DD Haider Sial said that during the district development committee meeting, it was decided that all development funds received for revampment of health outlets of the district would be transferred to the Building Department XEN.