C&W Department Accountant Held Over Corruption Charges In Hangu


HANGU, 15 June: Anti Corruption Department (ACD) on Thursday arrested an accountant of Communication and Works (C&W) Department on charge of demanding and accepting bribes from contractors.
According to ACD officials, contractor Khawaja Muhamamd had complained to circle officer that accountant Fazl-e-Ahmad is demanding bribes to clear their pending bills. He alleged that several developments schemes of the Hangu Division have approved but he is demanding illegal gratification from contractors. He alleged that Fazl-e-Ahmad also demanded and accepted Rs 30000 as bribery for awarding Takei area road contract.
After registering his complaint, circle officer and civil Judge Akbar Ali Muhmand raided C&W department and arrested Fazl-e-Ahmad along with bribes money he had took from Khawaja for awarding road contract.