Tug of war between health officials over authority



Push and pull between two health officers-one was currently working as CEO and another was under suspension, has created a tug of war in District Health Authority(DHA). A source of health department told APP that on condition of anonymity on Friday that Dr Arshad Malik and Dr Munawar Abbas had a tussle on the authority.
He informed that Punjab Government had suspended Dr Abbas on his alleged corruption a few months back adding that on Sunday last he came to DHA office in name of joining while claiming to have stay against his suspension. He got office of CEO open and took away some official documents along with him besides an official vehicle.
CEO Dr Arshad Malik got an FIR registered against Dr Abbass with Porani Kotwali Police station on different allegations, the source said and added that Dr Malik reportedly stayed at office for 24 hours on last Sunday on instructions of a top health official. —APP

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