LAHORE -Lahore High Court Chief Justice Khawaja Muhammad Sharif taking suo moto notice of certain press reports on the irregularities being allegedly committed by the medical superintendent Mayo Hospital, Lahore, has directed the secretary health Punjab to constitute a high-level committee to hold inquiry into the matter. A section of press had repeatedly published reports about the financial irregularities in the sale of official medicines and involvement of the MS in the sale of bones and dead bodies in addition to regularisation of the sacked employees and award of contracts of different nature in the hospital. The chief justice taking cognizance of the matter under Article 199 of the Constitution felt prone to know actual facts of the matter. The court observed that Mayo Hospital is one of the major hospitals of the country and it need is of the hour to sift chaff from the grains about the said charges. The CJ has directed the Punjab secretary health to set up a high-powered committee comprising three members to inquire into the matter and submit a report to this court. The chief justice has also directed the additional advocate general to ensure compliance of the order and appear in the court on the next date of hearing for assistance. The additional registrar (Judicial) has also been asked to immediately transmit copy of this order to the Add AG to do the needful and put for hearing of the matter till July 22 next. 42 criminals arrested The City police on Thursday claimed to have arrested 42 criminals. The police have recovered valuables worth Rs 22.5 million including 3 cars, 12 motorbikes, 48 mobile phones, 1,500 grams gold and net amount from their possession. On the special order by the Capital City Police Officer Aslam Tareen, police conducted raids in various localities of the provincial metropolitan in connection with the anti-crime drive. The police teams supervised by SP CIA Umar Virak, during the raid police apprehended hardened criminals namely Shehzad Wikki, Afzal Raiz, Moammad Aamir, Faman Ali, Majid, Mohammad Jabran, Kashif Ali, Aslam and Mohammad Ameen. The CCPO has announced admiration certificates and cash prizes for police raiding team.