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OGRA Case: Court can't interfere in NAB investigations, says Attorney General

ISLAMABAD: Attorney General, Salman Aslam Butt while presenting arguments in the Supreme Court (SC) regarding OGRA Corruption Case, has said that the court is not authorize to interfere in NAB investigation process, it could however monitor the probe – ARY News reports.

According to details, a three member bench headed by Justice Jawwad S Khwaja resumed the hearings of OGRA Corruption and Implementation Case on Tuesday.

The Attorney General in his arguments said that preventing corruption and recovering the looted sum is the responsibility of National Accountability Bureau (NAB).

At this Justice Jawwad remarked that the NAB is not playing its role efficiently, the position of NAB Chief remained vacant for 5 five months, whilst it states that there is no negligence on its part.

He continued that if an institution fails to perform a task assigned to it for almost 26 months, then this thing falls in the category of malafide intention.

'There are nearly hundred key posts vacant in different institutions, can the Government move on with this state of affairs', added that head of the SC bench.

Moreover, the court summoned more details from the Attorney General in this regard and adjourned the hearing till tomorrow.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     



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