Rawalpindi: DAO auditor arrested for taking bribes
RAWALPINDI: The Anti–corruption Establishment (ACE) on Monday has arrested an auditor of the District Accounts Office (DAO) on charge of taking bribe.
Taking action on a written complaint by Ghaznafar Hussain, a schoolteacher, who alleged that the senior auditor Raees Azam was demanding Rs 1500 as illegal gratification. On receiving the complaint, the ACE conducted a raid under supervision of a magistrate and seized currency notes of Rs 1500 from the accused. The complainant said he was compelled to bribe the officer. A case has been registered against the accused under the Anti–corruption Act, and further investigation is underway.