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NAB summons again ex-finance minister Miftah in illicit contract investigation

KARACHI: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Wednesday once again called for former finance minister Miftah Ismail on July 5 in illegal contract case. The NAB has asked the former finance minister to appear before the accountability bureau on July 5th (Thursday), previously he had also been summoned by NAB on June 20th . The NAB in a statement had alleged that Ismail approved awarding of illegal contracts to Jamshoro Joint Venture Limited (JJVL) during his tenure as chairman of Sui Southern Gas Company Ltd.…

Indian police raid homes of ex-finance minister, son

NEW DELHI: India’s federal police on Tuesday searched the homes of former finance minister P. Chidambaram and his son as part of an investigation into suspected corruption during his time in government. The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is probing whether a finance company owned by Chidambaram’s son Karti helped a client to circumvent limits on foreign investment. The allegations date back to 2008 when his father, now a senior leader of the opposition Congress Party and vocal critic of the current government,…