Gujrat DCO reader, assistant caught taking bribe
KHARIAN CANTT: The Anti-Corruption Establishment has arrested a reader Mufti Abdul Ghafar of DCO office and his assistant Shahzad, during a trap raid, while taking bribe and sent them to jail on judicial remand. The trap raid was conducted under the supervision of ACE Assistant Director Aitazaz Munir Gondal.
According to details, Imran Butt, a resident of Gujrat city, lodged a complaint with the Anti–Corruption Authorities that reader Mubfti Abdul Ghafar had demanded Rs 50,000 for transfer (Intaqal) of his mother house situated at Jalalapur Jutta while he had given Rs5000 in advance.
Under the direction of the authorities, AEC Circle Officer Sajjad Zahidi conducted a raid under the supervision of Magistrate–cum–Civil Judge Naseer Abbas at DCO office.
Shahzad Ahmed was taking bribe from Imran Butt at that time and consequently was arrested red–handed. The magistrate after recovery of the amount of gratification, registered a case against the reader and his assistant, arrested them and sent him to jail on judicial remand. It is worth-mentioning that it was third raid of Anti–Corruption team on DCO office and two time accused were caught red–handedly while talking bribe in DCO office Gujrat.