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Former DG IB records his statement in bulletproof vehicles case

ISLAMABAD: Former director general Intelligence Bureau (IB) Aftab Sultan on Monday appeared before National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to record his statement in an investigation into bulletproof vehicle case.

Sultan appeared before NAB’s Rawalpindi chapter to record his statement after being summoned by the anti-graft watchdog body.

Former prime ministers Nawaz Sharif and Shahid Khaqan Abbasi have already recorded their statement in the case.

According to the NAB 34, bulletproof vehicles were procured from Germany for the guest of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) conference. The vehicles were bought without paying import duty, it added.

It may be noted that last week, the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) had decided to transform bulletproof vehicle case inquiry into the investigation against former prime ministers Nawaz Sharif and Shahid Khaqan Abbasi.

Read more: Bulletproof cars case: NAB team questions Nawaz in Kot Lakhpat Jail

The approval was given in an anti-graft watchdog body’s executive board meeting chaired by it’s chief Justice retired Javed Iqbal, at the bureau’s headquarters.

Talking on the occasion,  Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal had said taking the mega corruption cases to the logical conclusion is the foremost priority of the bureau.

He said corruption is the root cause of all evils and is a hurdle in the development of the country as well.

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