A team of the Anti-Corruption Establishment caught a Patwari red handed while taking bribe of 15,000, however, his supporters over 50 in number got him freed from the team’s custody.

The ACE team under the supervision of Civil Judge Khalid Warraich and ACE circle officer Mujeebur Rehman had conducted a raid following a tip-off. The team arrested Minchinabad Patwari Arif Gill while taking bribe. However, his supporters held the officers at gunpoint, injured them, got him freed and escaped. Meanwhile, a police team rushed to the spot and arrested some of them. The police are conducting raids to arrest the absconder and his accomplices.