Sialkot: Medicines worth millions recovered
SIALKOT: A joint raiding team of Anti–Corruption Establishment (ACE) and the District Administration Sialkot recovered a huge quantity of the provincial government owned medicines dumped in a water-well near Govt Sardar Begum Memorial DHQ Hospital here on Monday. The local ACE officials told the newsmen that the medicines worth millions of rupees had now expired. They pointed out that the medicines owned by the Punjab government, were illegally dumped in the well near DHQ hospital which now enjoyed the status of a teaching hospital of Kh Safdar Medical College Sialkot.
The team also arrested red–handed the DHQ hospital’s storekeeper Muhammad Manzur alias Haji who was burning the hospital medicines (worth lakhs of rupees) behind the hospital. The ACE has registered a case against the accused and local court has sent the accused Manzur to district jail on 14 days judicial remand. The ACE has also launched investigations to solve the mystery surrounding medicines dumping in the well.