KARACHI - The Sindh Government’s Enquiries & Anti-Corruption Establishment Department has kicked off probe against the influential persons and employees of Revenue Department who connived to have changed record of the government land of millions of rupees on the basis of fake documents at Taluka Nara in District Khairpur.

According to an announcement of Anti-Corruption Department, a drastic action would be taken against the persons involved in selling out the government land through fake documents in Khairpur, which is also the home-district of Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah. The Anti-Corruption Department has also confirmed that teams have been constituted and the alleged persons would be arrested after registering cases in this regard.

The enquiry conducted as yet, it has been ascertained that during the last 10 years, 6,665 acres of land have illegally been allotted to 267 persons in Deh Registan Jubo which doest not exist in the Revenue Department record. Moreover, 1,038 acres of government land in various Dehs of Taluka Nara have fraudulently changed in the names of various persons and thereafter the same was sold out to OMV & ENI Gas companies, leaving the provincial government with no other option but to face lose of millions of rupees.

It is expected that political figures of various parties may face the heat as the investigation has been started by the Anti-Corruption Department. It may be noted that Nara Tehsil is stronghold of the PML-F, so it is likely that influential persons belonging to they party may come under investigation in this connection.