CMIT finalises probe against wildlife officers.


AHMEDPUR EAST -- The Chief Minister Inquiry Team (CMIT) has finalised an inquiry against Wildlife Officer Rahim Yar Khan, former District Wildlife Officer and two Inspectors on the complaint of PTI MPA Sahibzada Gazain

Khan Abbasi.

The two members CMIT committee, comprising its chairman Raheel Siddiqui and Rana Afzal Abbas has finalised the inquiry against District Wildlife Officer Rahim Yar Khan Asim Kamran, former district wildlife officer Mujahid Karim and two wildlife Inspectors - Allah Nawaz and

Noor Shah.

According to details, RY Khan District Wildlife Officer Asim Kamran had alleged that MPA Sahibzada Gazain Abbasi 's younger brother Sahibzada Shahzain Abbasi was arrested in Cholistan on the charge of illegal hunting and released after the payment of Rs50,000. Inquiry team member Rana Afzal Abbas recorded the statement of Shahzain Abbasi in circuit house Bahawalpur and next day he heard the four employees of the Wildlife Department and questioned them.

After conducting two days inquiry, both Raheel Siddiqui and Rana Afzal Abbas left back for Lahore where the team will submit its report to the Punjab chief minister.

Mean while Sahibzada Shahzain Khan Abbasi while talking to newsmen here, alleged that District Wildlife Officer Rahim Yar Khan had tried to defame him and hatched a pre-planned conspiracy against him while not a single live or slaughtered bird or deer could be...

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