Deputy District Officer (DDO) Education Tariq Masood Kandan detected the appointments of teachers in the Education Department on fake directives of the Punjab government here in the district.

The police have initially filed case against seven officials including three female teachers on the report of the DDO Education.

According to sources, the DDO Education found heinous irregularities in the appointments and transfer orders in which counterfeit appointment letters and transfer orders have been used.

During the probe it was revealed that appointments had been made on fake directives of the Punjab government while transfers also done in the same manner.

The police have arrested a fake official from the school of village Mitha Lak.

On the other hand, the Education Department also released orders for the scrutiny and verification of appointment orders and academic certificates of the recently appointed teachers and class-iv employees in the department across the district.