LAHORE: The Anti-Corruption Establishment (ACE) will hold open courts at its headquarters and regional offices in Punjab on Tuesday.

According to ACE Director General Nadeem Serwar, he along with adviser to the chief minister on anti-corruption retired Brig Musaddaq Abbasi, will hold an open court at the DG’s office at Farid Kot House here.

“Instructions have also been issued to all the regional directors to hold open courts on Tuesday (today) in their offices,” the DG said.

He said special arrangements had been made at the office of the ACE DG to facilitate the complainants.

“The DG has invited people to visit the open courts and submit their complaints against corrupt elements,” a spokesperson said and added the purpose of these open courts was to strengthen the process of self-accountability within the department.

He said that on the first Tuesday of every month, open courts would be held in all ACE offices across Punjab and orders would be issued on the spot after hearing the problems of the complainants.

Published in Dawn, October 4th, 2022

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