Police recruitment scam ACE arrests CTS Manager operations

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AMRAIZ KHAN

The Punjab Anti-Corruption Establishment (ACE) on Thursday arrested Operational Manager Amjad Javed of Candidate Testing Service (CTS) in Punjab Police recruitment scam in the district Chiniot.

The matter of dishonesty and tempering in the recruitment test for various posts of the Constables, Lady Constables, Drivers and Computer operator was referred to ACE Punjab on the directions of the court by Chiniot Police after it registered a case against four candidates who had passed the recruitment test thoroughly fraudulent means.

The accused is under investigation in ACE after the anti-graft body secured its three day physical remand.

During the investigation Amjad Javed has revealed that he was operating through his front man Asghar from Lalian Tehsil adjacent to District Chiniot who is an official of the Weather and Meteorology Department.

He said that he was overall In-Charge of recruitment in Police across Punjab. Paper setting, Paper marking, dispatching and result compilation was his responsibility.

He further confessed that they had charged Rs.03 Million to Rs5 million against one vacancy from over fifty students of District Chiniot alone.

He revealed that candidates who had paid money would leave the paper empty and we would get it reattempted after two days.

Commenting on the matter DG ACE, Muhammad Gohar Nafees said that it was unfortunate that the scam had put a big question mark on the credibility of recruitment agencies.

He said, he was focused and determined to get into the bottom of the recruitment scam and bring those involved to the court of law for dispensation of exemplary punishments.