NAB chairman says now focus on mega corruption cases
ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal has said that now their focus on mega corruption cases.
In a statement on Monday, he said that the NAB is an impartial institution and it will continue the accountability process indiscriminately. “It is pity that action has never been taken against big names involved in corruption in the country,” he maintained.
The NAB chairman said that corruption had increased gradually in the country. “Now our focus is on mega corruption cases, which will reduce corruption at the lowest level,” he said.
Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal said that there is an impression that the business community and investors are afraid of the NAB. “It is affecting the economy negatively,” he said.
He advised the businessmen to continue their positive work fearlessly. “The primary task of the NAB is against corruption by government office-bearers and in public fund,” he said.
The NAB chairman categorically said that the NAB is not against those working for improving economy.
No power can dictate NAB for accountability process: Javed Iqbal
On May 2, National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Chairman Justice (r) Javed Iqbal has said that no power can dictate the corruption watchdog body for accountability process.
Addressing a ceremony of cheques distribution, the anti-graft watchdog body chief mentioned that the NAB and economy can move side-by-side but corruption cannot run with NAB.
“The one, who looted the money of national exchequer, will have to pay to the losses,” he explained. He also said that the courts would have dissolved NAB’s law if it was found ‘black’.
Giving clear message to corrupt people, the corruption watchdog body chief said that the NAB has no black law but it has black law for those people who looted the money of the country.
Justice (rtd) Javed Iqbal explained that the NAB has no interest to make the case but where needed, the case should be made.