ACE asked to probe Lakki road project.


LAKKI MARWAT -- The district administration has approached the Anti-Corruption Establishment (ACE) for conducting a probe into alleged use of substandard construction material in repair of Tajazai-Lakki road.

An official source confirmed on Tuesday that deputy commissioner, Lakki Marwat, had written a letter to the ACE circle officer seeking a probe into the road project which got damaged soon after completion of the repair work.

He said that the repair work on a portion of the busy road had been completed by Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Highway Authority a few months ago.

The source said that the repaired parts of artery connecting Khyber Pakhtunkhwa with Punjab had developed potholes, apparently due to use of low quality material.

'The broken parts of the repaired road show that construction work was not carried out according to the given specifications,' said the source. He said that deteriorating...

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