LAHORE After the dissolution of Special Investigation Unit of the Punjab Anti-Corruption Establishment, the ACE itself is now being considered to be entrusted with the task of arresting the low-rank officials such as constables and patwaris, well-placed sources in the ACE revealed on Saturday. The SIU was established to investigate high profile cases and arrest big guns in the province. They claimed that the Unit was engaged in investigating of high profile cases wherein billions of corruption was committed in different cases. A senior officer claimed that the SIU had even completed certain inquiries while the others were underway but it was closed down due to reason best known to the Punjab government. An officer of the ACE seeking anonymity said that the SIU had completed about five to six inquires and cases were registered against the responsible and recoveries were made against those cases. He said the SIU completed investigation into Attock case wherein state land worth millions of rupees was occupied by certain influentials of the area on the basis of fake decisions of Lahore High Court and Supreme Court of Pakistan. A case of the same nature was investigated by SIU wherein state land was acquired by the locals of the area through fake Chief Ministers directive. The state land was recovered from the clutches of land grabbers. The SIU unearthed corruption worth millions of rupees in Police Lines Qila Gujar Singh and completed the investigation of the case. A big scame in Parks and Horticulture Authority (PHA) was also investigated by the SIU. The unit not only completed investigations but also got an FIR registered against the officers of PHA and they were arrested and sent jails as their bails were rejected by court concerned. An inquiry was also completed by SIU wherein corruption worth billions of rupees was unearthed and officers of grade 21 and 22 were involved. The SIU sent the report to Chief Minister for further action but the report is still lying in CM secretariat. Apart from these cases and inquiries, certain inquiries were underway when the unit was dissolved and officers hired for the purpose were sent home. Among the members, SIU included two retired Session Judges Zaheer Ahmad Khan and Sakhi Muhammad Kahoot, a retired Inspector General Police, Abdul Khaliq and Member Board of Revenue, Nasir Javed Basra while 5th member who was a retired Chief Engineer had not even joined the Unit. Among the inquires which were in process included Faisalabad, Gujrasnwala and Layyah cases wherein state land was occupied by the locals of the area and the land was of worth millions of rupees. An officer said that after the closure of SIU, the ACE had only to arrest police constables, Patwaris and clerk involved in the corruption of not more than hundreds. It is worth mention here that this department was formed by Chief Minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif to investigate high profile cases of corruption and it was constituted with an administrative order and dissolved with the same.