ISLAMABAD (APP) - President Pakistan Medical and Dental Council has constituted an inquiry committee to investigate alleged irregularities in the admission of students in Islamabad Medical College. According to a press release issued here on Saturday, President PM&DC while taking cognizance of a news report appeared in a section of press that irregularities have been committed in the admission of students in Islamabad Medical College, has constituted the inquiry committee comprhsiLF'f@served it with concern that keeping in view the efficacy and sufficiency of the teaching and clinical facilities of Islamabad Medical College, the institution is allowed to admit 50 students annually. But in this case the college has admitted more than 50 students, which is liable for committing an irregularity. The PM&DC will take necessary action in the light of the inquiry report in accordance with law. The PM&DC also clarified that Dr. M. Sohail Karim Hashmi, former Secretary PM&DC had not been appointed as Registrar of the Council and any impression created to that effect is a deliberate misrepresentation. The Honorable Bench of the Supreme Court, hearing suo moto case of the students of Islamabad Medical College, who were illegally denied registration by the management of the Council, had expressed displeasure over the behavior of the then Secretary PM&DC Dr. M. Sohail Karim Hashmi. While commenting on the allegation of Dr. Hashmi, that there is a nexus between PMDC management and private colleges, the PM&DC spokesperson said that this is a preposterous and concocted allegation without any substance and merit. The PM&DC has decided to take a legal action against him for defamation and damages, the press release added. Meanwhile, Capital police have arrested four swindlers who impersonated themselves as engineers of Sui Northern Gas Company to the owner of CNG Pump located at Sihala on account of slowing down of Sui Gas Meters installed at the pump and minted money amounting to Rs 4,00,000. According to detail, Tanveer Hussain Shah, proprietor Makka CNG Sihala reported to the Police Station Sihala that one Muhammad Arif visited at his CNG Station and introduced him as Engineer Gas Company. He asked him that his gas meters are running swiftly and he can slow down their speed. For this job, he demanded Rs 8,00,000 as he will hire the services of some other engineers. The applicant paid him Rs 4,00,000 in advance and remaining after completion of work. Today, the engineers came at his pump and asked the applicant to park two tankers in front of gas meters. He did so and the accused started cutting of grill. The applicant smell some doubt and informed the local police. The local police headed by DSP Jamil Hashmi immediately reached the scene and arrested the accused Muhammad Arif, Jehangir Ahmad, Waseem Ahmad and Shafiq Ahmad. Case has been registered and obtained 3 days remand. Further investigation is under way.