Kohat: 6 arrested from patwaris’ offices
KOHAT: The anti-corruption department Thursday arrested six persons from various offices of the patwaris (revenue officials) and recovered fake land documents from their possession, sources said.
Inspector Sattar Khan Khattak, the anti-corruption’s Kohat circle in-charge, said that his unit had received complaints from the public that some persons were illegally working as assistants to the patwaris at their offices in Kohat district.
He said a team raided the offices and arrested six persons identified as Imam Al Hussain, Abu Bakr, Mehtab Ali, Pir Badshah, Yasir and Israr and seized fake records from their possession. He said the arrested persons were produced before the court, which handed them to the anti-corruption police on one-day remand. After the incident, the patwaris announced pen-down strike for an indefinite period.