Vehari: 21 fake-degree recruitments unearthed
VEHARI: Twenty one bogus recruitments in the Irrigation Department have been unearthed with arrest of five out of 21 revenue officers who were recruited on fake degrees. The Thingi police are conducting raids to arrest the remaining 16 fake officers. The 21 officers have also collected salary of consecutive nine months though they have done no professional course.
The police arrested Zafar Iqbal, Asif Bashir, Abdul Ghafar, Muhammad Saqib and Abdul Hafiz on the complaint of officer Zahid Hussain. The arrested accused confessed that they paid 250,000 each to one Shaukat for their recruitment. Mr Zahid said that a departmental inquiry had found that all the 21 officers were appointed on fake degrees. He said that the remaining 16 officers were also belong to Faisalabad.