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Rawalpindi Ring Road scam: Ex-commissioner, other former officials arrested – Pakistan

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LAHORE: In a major development in the Rawalpindi Ring Road (RRR) scam, the Anti-Corruption Establishment (ACE) Punjab has arrested former Rawalpindi commissioner/project director Muhammad Mehmood along with former deputy director Muhammad Abdullah and Rawalpindi Development Authority (RDA) ex-land acquisition collector Waseem Ali Tabish.

Addressing a press conference at the ACE Headquarters here on Wednesday, ACE Director General Gohar Nafees said that the anti-corruption watchdog after conducting a thorough probe into the scam registered first information reports (FIRs) against the aforementioned persons and arrested them.

He said the suspects were booked on the charges of illegal alignments, compensation and awards, conflict of interest and seeking rent by “misusing” their authority.

He added the role of other suspects who remained posted as DG RDA, Deputy Commissioners Attock and Rawalpindi, Assistant Commissioners Saddar Rawalpindi and…

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