SHEIKHUPURA -Officiating DCO Kiran Khurshid suspended TO-Infrastructure and Services (I&S) Rana Bisharat on the charge of corruption and send his case to the Punjab Local Bodies Secretary for further actions.

The TO (I&S) has been accused of receiving Rs25 million as bribe from 16 different development schemes with the connivance of TMA contractors. The officiating DCO also forward a corruption case to Punjab Anti Corruption Director General for further investigation.

It has been learnt that the Rana Bisharat also appointed his close relative more than 10 daily wages as tube-well operators. Kiran Kurshid already has suspended all the bogus tube-well operates some three days before.

Prisoner dies: A prisoner involved in murder case died due to jail authorities’ negligence here the other day.

The deceased identified as Jamil was languishing in District Jail for the last three years and he was ill from few days.

The jail authorities did not bothered to shift Jamil to jail hospital despite repeated requests of the victim.

Later, the deceased family protested against the jail staff attitude and negligence.