SMO among 2 convicted

SARGODHA: Special Judge of Anti Corruption Court (ACC) Mohammad Azam Sroya on Wednesday handed down 12 years imprisonment with a fine of 400,000 to a senior medical office (SMO) and accountant on corruption charges.

According to the prosecution, Dr. Waqar Hameed (SMO) in collusion with Farrukh Abbas accountant Rural Health Center (RHC) Midh Ranjha had embezzled millions of rupees from salaries of employees of RHC during the months March to November 2008.