MULTAN: 5 people have been arrested by the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) in relation to an ongoing inquiry over corruption at Multan’s Nishtar Hospital.
Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif, after learning of alleged corruption worth millions in purchasing of medicines at the hospital, has ordered a detailed investigation into the matter.
A notification issued on August 26 stated that the Internal Audit Wing Director Sarfraz Ahmed has been directed to conduct an investigation and submit a report on the matter to the chief minister.
Sources said that Ahmed has begun probing the matter along with his team and has seized the four-year record of the hospital in this regard.
The individuals arrested by the FIA include the hospital’s store in-charge.