Attock: TMO held for taking bribe
ATTOCK: An anti-corruption team on Thursday arrested Tehsil Municipal Officer (TMO) Jand in a surprise raid on the charges of taking bribe from a TMA employee for release of his salary bills.
Circle Officer Anti-Corruption Department Amjad Shehzad informed Dawn that an employee of Tehsil Municipal Administration (TMA) Jand, Zaigham Abbass had filed a complaint with the Anti–Corruption Department that TMO Malik Sadik was allegedly demanding Rs15,000 as bribe for release of his pending salary bills. He said that he along with his team conducted a surprise raid under the supervision of judicial magistrate and arrested the TMO after the recovery of marked currency notes of Rs15,000 from his possession, which he had received from the complainant just before the raid. The Anti-Corruption Department registered a case against TMO Mr Sadik and further investigation was underway, he said.