RAWALPINDI - Anti-Corruption Establishment (ACE), Rawalpindi division, registered a case on Friday against an employee of District Headquarters (DHQ) Hospital for receiving bribe from a victim for issuing medico-legal report (MLR).

Separately, an assistant superintendent of police (ASP) held an inquiry against a police officer for impounding vehicle of Rescue 1122 official in police station over refusal to shift a criminal to the court.

According to sources, a citizen Ghulam Farooq of Dhoke Paracha lodged a complaint with the Anti-Corruption Establishment that police referred his relative Zeeshan, who sustained bullet injury, to DHQ for MLR where Khawar demanded Rs 5,000 from him on behalf of hospital’s record keeper Mohsin Bhatti. He added that he paid the bribe and got the MLR, adding that he also recorded all the activity in his mobile phone. On this, ACE AD Ch Arshad Mehmood Sindhu held inquiry into the matter and found District Headquarters Hospital  officials guilty and filed a case against Khawar while included Mohsin Bhatti in the investigation as co-accused.

In the second incident, ASP Zeeshan Haider began probe into a written complaint lodged by Rescue 1122 official Muhammad Asif against ASI Tahir Iqbal of police station New Town for forcefully impounding his vehicle without any offence or mistake.

The applicant stated that he was going on duty at Rescue 1122 Central Station on Rawal Road in his car (RIM-5085) when ASI Tahir intercepted him and asked him to shift some criminals to court. He added that the ASI impounded his vehicle in police station when he refused to obey ASI’s orders.