PU officer held for bribe in Lahore
LAHORE: The Anti–Corruption Establishment officials, Lahore Region, on Saturday claimed to have arrested a Punjab University grade–17 officer for taking bribe red-handedly on the university’s premises.
According to an official of the ACE, the trap raid was conducted after a complainant named Asad Ali of Lahore had approached ACE Director Lahore Region Tariq Mehmood stating that an accused Husnain Javed, a Career Development Officer at Punjab University, had received Rs 150, 000 as bribe for getting his appointment done in a department of PU. The complainant also stated that after getting the amount, Husnain did not give the appointment letter to him so far instead he had demanded more money. On the matter, Director ACE constituted a raiding team headed by Circle Officer Zubair Ikhlaq which arrested Husnain Javed red–handedly while receiving more bribe from Asad on the premises of PU on Saturday. Further investigations were underway.