Dharejo Terms Corruption As Cancer
Faizan Hashmi 6 days ago Tue 16th April 2019 | 09:56 PM
Chairman Inquiries and Anti Corruption Sindh Inamullah Dharejo has termed the corruption as cancer and called upon the people of all segments of life to forge unity and root out the menace of corruption from the society
He emphasized upon all departments to introduce the self accountability and self monitoring and make ensure the moving these departments on right direction. The officers of the department should remove all ill activities and play their due role for bringing improvement of their respective departments.
He maintained zero tolerance policy against corruption so that the people witness positive changes with comprehensive strategy for elimination of corruption. The corruption kills the merit and promote incompetence therefore all out efforts are being made to root out this menace from the province, he added.
He informed that all pending cases are being processed and decided according to law and efforts are being made to improve the image of the department of Inquiries and Anti-Corruption. No permission would be granted to create harassment among the officers he said and added that strict action will be initiated against those officers and officials of the department who violated the rules.
The Director Anti-Corruption Fayyaz Hussain Leghari while briefing the meeting informed that according to rules, permission of the Chief Minister Sindh is required for initiating action against the officers of Grade 17 to 20. The Anti-Corruption Committee No-I headed by Sindh Chief Minister is authorized to take action against these cases of officers of these grades, he informed and added that Anti-Corruption Committee No-II headed by the Commissioners is responsible to deal cases of the officials from Grade 9 to 16 and Anti-Corruption Committee No-III headed by the Deputy Commissioners has the mandate of dealing the cases of corruption against the employees from Grade One to Eight. .
In specific cases, the department is exercising special powers of Red Tap with request to concerned magistrate to assist the raiding teams of the department, he informed and added that four Special Courts of Anti-Corruption are functioning in Sindh where cases are being considered on priority basis.
Besides Commissioner Hyderabad Muhammad Abbas Baloch and Deputy Commissioner Hyderabad Syed Aijaz Ali Shah, the meeting was also attended by the divisional and district heads of provincial government departments.