LAHORE - Spokesman of the Anti-Corruption Establishment (ACE), Punjab Tuesday claimed to have registered a case against Brig (r) Farooq Maan, former Chairman Liquidation Board, and eight other officials on the charges of being involved in selling the state land of worth Rs millions on fake documents. He said two accused Deputy Secretary Liquidation Zain-ul-Abidin and Executive Officer Tahir Bajwa were arrested on Tuesday while a raid was conducted at the residence of Maan in Defence but he was not at home. Among the other accused included additional secretary Liquidation Khawaja Raiz, Executive Officer Rizvi, head clerk Din Muhammad, legal consultant Malik Mushtaq, a 'Patwari', a 'Girdawar' and a 'Qanungo' of the concerned area. Spokesman claimed that as per FIR, 13 private peoples were also were also involved in the dealings of plots. As per details present Chairman of the Liquidation Board Nazar Chohan having known about the matter sent a reference to the Director General ACE Tariq Saleem Dogar about the fraud and on the direction of DG ACE, a team held an inquiry into the matter and after taking the record of Liquidation Board and Board of Revenue into custody. After they found the embezzlement in sale of 196 kanals land on the basis of fake documents, ACE registered a case against accused. The accused sold the said land during the year 2006-07. Service of the former Chairman was ended when the present government cancelled the services of all those who were working on contract basis. About Brig (r) Maan, spokesman said that he also served in NAB Punjab and after retirement from service he was appointed as chairman Liquidation Board on contract basis during the regime of former government. It is worth mentioning here that ACE during last two months has registered cases or arrested more than eight big guns who were involved in various sort of embezzlements or misuse of their authority. Those arrested included former managing director Information Technology Board, Rizwan Amin Shiekh, on the charges of corruption of millions of rupees, Sp police Qamar-uz-Zaman Sheikh who allegedly minted Rs 4.5 millions from a citizen in the name of favouring him in a land case, SP Taj Din who was found making illegal assets of millions of rupees. A renowned police senior officer SSP Shafqat Ahmad who was allegedly involved in grabbing land of a lady in Gujrat, Three XENs of Building department who were involved in using substandard material in the construction of two hospitals in Faisalabad and Multan. Director General of ACE in a statement said that action would be taken against those involved in corruption across the board and irrespective of the fact how the influential accused were.