Health deptt moves to recover vehicles from retired officials


Staff Reporter
The Health Department on Friday approached the Anti Car Lifting Cell (ACLC) to recover government vehicles in possession of the retired health officials. In a letter written to the ACLC from the provincial health department, it was asked from the police authority to trace the location of vehicles that included three Hilux double cabin vehicles and three cars. It said in the letter that the health officials took away with the vehicles after retiring from the service. “Repeated reminders have been sent to them to return the vehicles but it had fallen on the deaf ears,” the letter said.According to a report in October 2018, scores of Sindh government-owned luxury vehicles being used by those not entitled to keep a government car.According to reports, around 26 pricey government vehicles being used by former provincial ministers, advisers and other officials not entitled to keep them.Former Sindh minister Sharjeel Memon, who is presently in jail, also holding a government vehicle out of the way, sources said.Former assembly members and senators affiliated with Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) also enjoying the perk they are not entitled for.Those holding government vehicles illegally also included former provincial advisers and special assistants Arshad Mughal, Taimur Sial and Imtiaz Mallah.

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