Thursday, May 26, 2022

First major recovery of Rs2.1bn, breakthrough in fake accounts case: Akbar

First major recovery of Rs2.1bn, breakthrough in fake accounts case: Akbar
ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Accountability Shahzad Akbar said that first major recovery of 2.1 billion a breakthrough in fake accounts case. After a plea bargain from one accused of fake accounts case, the special assistant took his twitter and shared the plea bargain, appreciating the joint investigation team (JIT) and the National Accountability Bureau (NAB). “First major recovery of 2.1 Billion and a breakthrough in #FakeAccountsCase one accused enters Plea bargain and admits his guilt n role in sham deals in Sindh in one of Omni group matters. More to follow @PTIofficial. good job JIT & NAB,” shahzad Akbar tweeted. Earlier, the NAB Rawalpindi recovered Rs 2.12 billion in the fake accounts case. According to the reports, NAB Chairman Justice (rtd) Javed Iqbal accepted plea-bargain request of Asif Mehmood and Arif in Nooriabad Power Company and Sindh transmission funds corruption cases. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LJYJWw6FJig The corruption watchdog body has mentioned that the final petition for plea bargain will be submitted in the accountability court. The NAB stated that the suspects, along with the Sindh officials, were involved in corruption through fake auctions. The NAB officers Younus Khan and Hammad Kamal investigated the suspects. During the investigation, the suspects filed a plea bargain which was accepted by Javed Iqbal. The sources cited that the anti-graft watchdog body has already arrested 25 suspects in fake bank accounts case. Meanwhile, the NAB has recovered nearly three billion rupees while the references are being filed in the fake accounts case.