GUJRANWALA-After the arrest of two executive engineers (XENs) and a sub-engineer, an Anti-Corruption Establishment (ACE) team also arrested the SDO (building) from Sialkot over corruption charges.

The building of Girls Primary School Sangey Sialkot collapsed in 2015 and on the orders of Punjab chief minister, an inspection team in his report submitted that low quality material had been used in the construction due to which building collapsed. In the light of the inquiry report, the ACE registered a case against the officers of building department and the contractor. It investigated the matter and found that SDO Building Sialkot Muhammad Bashir and four other officials were responsible for the use of the low quality material in the building.

The ACE team also gave opportunity to the accused to clear their position but they could not satisfied the ACE officers. After approval from ACE Punjab DG Muzaffar Ali Ranjha, the circle officers Amir Hussain Sandhu along with a team raided Sialkot area and arrested the SDO. Other accused involved in the case including XEN building Abdul Ghafur, XEN Rana Ghulam Mujitaba and sub engineer Javed Iqbal have already been arrested by the ACE.


Opposition leader in Municipal Corporation Yahya Butt along with other union councils chairmen protested in front of DC office against the poor sanitation condition in the city. They protested by sweeping the roads and also chanted slogans against the Municipal Corporation mayor and solid waste management company officers. They demanded that heaps of garbage be lifted from the city roads and streets otherwise they would hold sit ins in front of the responsible authorities' offices.