National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has approved an inquiry against Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) senior leader Khursheed Shah and ex KP governor Sardar Mehtab Khan Abbasi in corruption cases. The decision was taken in anti-graft watchdog executive board meeting chaired by chairman Justice (r) Javed Iqbal chaired as several other inquiries were approved.
The accountability bureau in a statement said the topmost priority of Bureau is to pursue the white-collar crimes till their logical end. The statement added that NAB is strictly following the policy of accountability for all. NAB has also approved inquiries against Khalid Sher Dil, former secretary industry Punjab Muhammad Iqbal, PFO forest division Mangora Munawar Nazeer Abbasi and former ECO Sukkur electric power.
NAB executive board approved reference against the officer of TESCO FATA circle Syed Ikramullah Shah on financial irregularities to cause the loss of Rs 49.07 million to the national exchequer.
The accountability watchdog further said approval for investigation against officers and workers of the information and broadcast ministry has also been given. An inquiry against former federal minister Tanveer ul Hassan Gillani has been closed due to a lack of evidence, the statement added.
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17 November, 2019