LAHORE - Punjab Anti-Corruption Establishment (ACE) initiated 11,553 inquiries out of which 8,255 were disposed of during the first 11 months of 2010 as compare to 2009 where 7,944 were started and 4,873 disposed of, a comparative report said. Similarly total cases registered during 2010 were 1,480 out of which 1,330 disposed of whereas during 2009, 1,788 cases were registered out of which only 660 were disposed of. Keeping in view above statistics, one can say that ACE has expedited its work and relief was provided to the general public and complainants during current year, said an officer of ACE on Sunday. He said that present director general of ACE has changed the working conditions in the ACE headquarter and all the complaints and applications from Lahore were referred to Regional Office of ACE Lahore and in ACE headquarter only administrative work was being carried out. He said that monitoring and vigilance cell were formed to monitor the performance of regional, divisional and district offices of ACE. A Special Investigation Unit was formed to investigate the high profile cases. ACE during last 11 months conducted 82 raids and arrested 129 proclaimed offenders and recovered Rs 11,99,66,804 indirectly and 2,68,91,708 as direct recovery. During the same period, ACE authorities arrested 833 accused and 702 challan were submitted in courts. On the other hand, during correspondence period of 2009 ACE could conduct 207 raids and arrested 1,183 officers from government departments and non-government departments. Total recovered amount during the year 2010 was Rs 20.12 million.