Illegal recruitment of 800 employees in local councils cancelled: inquiry officer appointed

General Karachi

Karachi: Secretary Local Government Department, Sindh Ali Ahmed Lund taking serious view of news item published in a section of press has appointed Syed Shah Muhammad, an Additional Secretary Local Government as inquiry officer to probe alleged posting of eight hundred employees in various Local Councils with fake orders, without approval of selection committee and Secretary Local government Department.

Furthermore he directed that all such recruitments if made may be cancelled with immediate effect, an official handout said on Monday.

Secretary Local Government Department has also suspended Israr Ahmed, Chief Municipal Officer and Sanitary Inspector of Town Committee, Kandhkot due to death of little girl in a manhole in Kandhkot Town and appointed Director General, Monitoring Local Government to conduct inquiry and report within 03 days.