LAHORE: The Anti-Corruption Establishment (ACE) on Wednesday arrested a Grade-20 officer of the Communication and Works Department on charges of receiving Rs9.4 million bribe.
According to the ACE, chief engineer Wasim Tariq, a front man of former chief minister Usman Buzdar’s principal secretary Tahir Khursheed, had received Rs9.4m as bribe from a contractor.
“Further investigation against the suspect is underway in securing bribes in other contracts,” it said.
A case has been registered against the suspect.
Published in Dawn, June 16th, 2022