80 kanals of land in fixed for ACE Head office and Regional Directorates


Rai Manzoor Nasir

LAHORE : Director General Anti-Corruption Establishment (ACE) Punjab Rai Manzoor Nasir while addressing a press conference in the head office has said that Anti-Corruption Lahore has arrested the ASI who stole gold and money from government treasury. Two KG gold, 2.1m rupees cash and 300 riyals were recovered in a raid from the house of Mansha Bomb which were kept in the public treasury under the custody of ASI Mubashir Iqbal who has been arrested and the gold and cash have been recovered. Talking to media persons, DG Rai Manzoor Nasir said that a target of 3 months has been set for resolving 200 important cases on which reports have been sought from all Regional Directorates. Action will also be taken against government employees who have assets beyond their means, He added. He said that our job is to curb corruption, not to humiliate the citizens. Strict action will be taken against the officers who have registered bogus FIRs against innocent people. anti-corruption leanings would not be seen towards any political party and every case would be decided on merit, said DG and action will be taken against every corrupt person even if he is a bureaucrat. Answering a question he said that necessary changes were being made in the anti-corruption laws and rules to enhance the efficiency of the department, the services of a legal firm have been hired for this purpose. Specialists will be hired for the use of modern technology for white-collar crimes and mega-financial crimes, he added. Rai Manzoor Nasir said that the Punjab government would provide 80 kanals of land in Lahore where offices of ACE Head office and Regional Directorates of Lahore would be set up. Regional Director Anti-Corruption Lahore (A) Faisal Saleem also accompanied the DG Anti-Corruption.