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Over 500 corrupt people arrested during last one year: chairman NAB

ISLAMABAD: Chairman National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Javed Iqbal on Sunday said that the NAB apprehended 503 corrupt people during last one year to recover looted money and to bring them to justice. In a statement, he said during 2018 the Bureau received 44,315 complaints, authorised 1,713 complaint verifications, held 877 inquiries and 227 investigations and recovered Rs2508 million from corrupt elements. He said Pakistan's corruption perception Index had been decreased from 175 position to 116 because of…

‘Satisfied’ with bureau’s performance, PM tells Chairman NAB in first meeting

ISLAMABAD: Chairman National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal called on Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday at the Prime Minister's House. During the meeting, PM Khan expressed his satisfaction over the performance of anti-graft body and assured chairman NAB of government's cooperation in further strengthening the bureau. Chairman NAB also felicitated the premier on assuming the top ministerial office. On this occasion, PM Khan again stressed on prioritizing transparency and eliminating…

No vendetta or prejudice behind NAB’s accountability process: Chariman NAB

QUETTA: Chairman National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Justice (Retd) Javed Iqbal accentuated that the process of accountability carried out by the anti-graft watchdog doesn’t entail any kind of vengeance of biasness. Chairman NAB was addressing a ceremony in the office of NAB Quetta where he stated that the institution of NAB will pursue its due objective to root out corruption in every way. Justice (retd) Javed brushed aside the impression that bureau takes action against particular individuals or political parties…

Interior Minister directs enhanced security to NAB Headquarters after threat

ISLAMABAD: Caretaker Interior Minister Muhammad Azam Khan has directed his department to step up the security of National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Headquarters in Islamabad after terrorism threat. Following the statement of the chief of the accountability bureau, Justice (Retd.) Javed Iqbal that some elements have threatened to blow up the anti-graft authority’s Islamabad headquarters, the interim Interior Minister instructed to provide foolproof security to NAB's headquarters. Police commandos are tasked to provide…

SC rejects PML-N petition seeking removal of Chairman NAB

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court of Pakistan (SC) on Thursday discarded a petition filed by Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) seeking the dismissal of Chairman NAB Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal from his post. Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar gave the decision to reject the petition filed by PML-N leader Noor Ahmed Awan in an in-chamber session. Awan filed a petition on May 12 in the Supreme Court, seeking removal of the chairman National Accountability Bureau (NAB). The petition cited that NAB issued a press release on May 8…

Sharif family fails to show up before NAB for second time

LAHORE: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) once again served summons on Sharif family including ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his children – Hussain, Hassan and Maryam Nawaz - to appear before it in connection with probe into the family’s London flats, ARY News reported. Official sources said NAB had summoned Sharif, his sons, daughter and her husband retired Capt Muhammad Safdar between 11:00 am to 2:00 pm, but they did not turn up before a NAB team at Lahore office. Headed by director general Saleem…

MQM has links with RAW: Imran

ISLAMABAD: Chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan on Sunday said that Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) has links with India's Research and Analysis Wing (RAW), ARY News reported.