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NAB tightens noose against Khaqan Abbasi, asks for record of Air Blue

NAB tightens noose against Khaqan Abbasi, asks for record of Air Blue
April 11, 2019
ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has tightened the noose against former Premier Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and asked to bring the record of his airline. According to the reports, the corruption watchdog converted its initial inquiry regarding LNG and assets beyond known source of income into a formal investigation. The anti-graft watchdog also asked Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) to submit all record of Air Blue. The NAB initiated investigating the cases related to LNG and assets beyond means against the PML-N leader. NAB Rawalpindi has written a letter to CAA asking to submit the details of Abbasi’s air company. The aviation authority has been asked to submit all record of Air Blue’s income and costs.
LNG case: Khaqan Abbasi given deadline for submitting reply till April 25
April 9, the National Accountability of Bureau (NAB) gave a deadline to former prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi for submitting his reply in the Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) corruption scandal till April 25. According to the sources, the key progress developed in the LNG scandal case as the investigation has been entered in the final phase. The sources said that NAB had issued six notices to Abbasi and given him a questionnaire but he hasn’t submitted his answers. He has already asked NAB three times to give him more time. The investigation into the corruption scandal has entered its final stages and NAB Director-General Irfan Mangi has been informed of the recent developments in the case, the officials added.
Federal, provincial ministers tasked to expose Sharif family’s corruption
A day earlier, Prime Minister Imran Khan assigned the federal and provincial ministers task to expose the corruptions of Sharif family. During the one-day visit to Lahore, PM Khan chaired a Punjab cabinet meeting. In the meeting, the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government has decided to file new corruption references against Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) bigwigs. It was reported that the federal and provincial departments have collected the data to unveil the corruption of Sharif family. Meanwhile, the premier gave a go ahead in this regard during a meeting. Speaking to the journalists, after the meeting, Punjab Minister for Housing Mian Mehmood Rasheed said that the Sharif family is facing corruption references against them but the incumbent government will submit new corruption references against the Sharif family on behalf of collected by new data.