RAHIM YAR KHAN-The Khanpur XEN (irrigation) has ordered the registration of a criminal case against sub-engineer of Janpur section of Canal Division Khanpur on the corruption and water theft charges.

XEN canal division Khanpur Mukhtar Danish told journalists that Sub Engineer Majid Mehmmod Shah was involved in different departmental irregularities and corrupt practices including theft of canalwater, tampering of outlets and unauthorized irrigation.

On the complaints of various farmers, he investigated the matter and found him guilty. The XEN removed Majid from his duties in Janpur section and sent him to the office of chief engineer irrigation Bahawalpur. Danish said that three different inquiries have also been initiated against this sub engineer under PEEDA Act on corruption charges, bribery, absence from duty and involvement in canal water theft on large scale.