LAHORE (92 News) – National Accountability Board (NAB) chairman Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal approved 13 inquiries against prominent politicians and bureaucrats.
Justice Javed Iqbal chaired a meeting of the executive board. During the meeting, the NAB approved inquiries against former foreign minister Hina Rabbani Khar, PML-Q leaders Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain, Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi, former chairman Auqaf Siddiqul Farooq.
The NAB board also approved inquiry against former secretary communications Shahid Ashraf Tarar and other prominent persons.
While the board decided to file corruption references against former chairman Capital Development Authority (CDA) Kamran Lashari, former director Ghulam Sarwar Sindhu and others in misuse of authority.
On the occasion, the NAB chairman said taking mega corruption cases to its logical end is the foremost priority of the anti-graft bureau. He also said the bureau strictly following the principle of accountability for all.
“We believe to meet all legal requirements for arrest of the corrupt elements, proclaimed offenders and absconders who plundered the national wealth,” Justice Iqbal said. “We in bureau believe to complete the case according to substantial evidence and the law,” he added.
The NAB chairman said corruption is the root cause of all evils and it is key responsibility to get rid of it. He further said the accountability bureau following the strategy of zero-tolerance for corruption to eliminate the menace.
NAB decides to summon Zardari in fake account case
On Monday, the NAB
Rawalpindi decided to summon former president Asif Ali Zardari in the fake bank accounts case.
According to the sources, a key progress has been come in the probe of fake bank account case, however, the anti-graft watchdog decided to interrogate from Zardari and his siter Faryal Talpur.
The sources also said that Sindh Chief Minister would also be summoned for investigation in Rawalpindi. The anti-graft watchdog will record the statements of all of them and as well as the questionnaire will be given to them.