KHARIAN - Corruption is the on rise in the TMA. People have blamed that TMO Tariq Zia was taking bribe from secretaries of union councils for last four years without any fear and his alleged corruption has been overlooked because of unknown reasons.

Sources claimed that the TMO had also broken the record of corruption when he paid his duty as TO Finance, TOR and CO Kharian. He was enjoying all facilities of Grade-18 instead of Grade 17. Sources added that he collected Rs10,000 from each secretary of the Union Council, when a function was held on Sept 6, 2011, in connection with Major Aziz Bhatti Shaheed in Ladeean. People have appealed to the high-ups of the department to look into the matter and take action against violator who was appointed on the quota of special persons and has become and also known as corruption king. When contacted the TMO, he did not attended cell phone.

AC inaugurates sport gala: AC Kharian Rizwan Ahmed, PML-N leader Farrukh Majeed and Mian Amjad of Dinga inaugurated the Sport Festival here the other day.

Different games included Kabadi, football, basketball and hockey matches were played. Winner teams were awarded prizes. People from the area and around enjoyed the sport festival.