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NAB (National Accountability Bureau is an autonomous and constitutionally established federal office primarily responsible for efforts against corruption.

Paragon Director spills beans, unveils PML-N bigwigs’ corruption before NAB

LAHORE: The noose appears to be tightening around the suspects involved in corruption scandals of Ashiana Housing scheme and Paragon City, as Qaiser Amin Butt is spilling the beans before the National Accountability Bureau (NAB).    As per details, Qaiser Amin Butt, a director of the Paragon City (Pvt) Limited, who has become an approver in graft cases, recorded his statement before the chairman NAB. Sources privy to the matter informed that Qaiser, who is a close friend of PML-N's Khawaja Saad Rafique, revealed that…

Nawaz meets incarcerated Shehbaz in sub-jail

ISLAMABAD: Ousted premier Nawaz Sharif met his imprisoned brother Shehbaz Sharif on Monday, ARY News reported.  According to details, the meeting took place at the residence of Shehbaz at Minister's Enclave which is declared a sub-jail by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB). The two brothers discussed the country's political scenario and ongoing cases filed by NAB, sources informed. Earlier today, as per a NAB official, the president of Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) was taken to Islamabad to attend…

NAB allows Nawaz Sharif to meet Shehbaz    

ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Sunday approved Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) supremo Nawaz Sharif's plea to meet his brother and Leader of the Opposition in National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif. According to a statement released from the NAB office, the meeting between Nawaz Sharif and Shehbaz Sharif was scheduled on Monday at NAB Lahore office. It would be the second meeting between the two brothers since Shehbaz Sharif was taken into custody by the anti-corruption watchdog. An …

Shehbaz’s medical report shows signs of blood cancer: sources

ISLAMABAD: The medical report of Opposition Leader in National Assembly, Shehbaz Sharif, showed signs of 'blood cancer', sources informed ARY News on Friday. According to details, the medical board, comprising three doctors of polyclinic, examined the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President and conducted his blood tests after he complained of pain in his throat. As per sources, his report indicates signs of Chromogranin A (CgA) and his adenoid cystic carcinoma node level was found to be at 688. The normal level…

NAB chairman reviews watchdog’s progress

ISLAMABAD: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Chairman Javed Iqbal on Thursday reiterated his resolve to make Pakistan a corruption free state and announced to bring the corrupts and proclaimed offenders to justice. According to the details, Javed Iqbal chaired a high-level meeting at NAB headquarter and reviewed overall progress of all the bureaus. He said that NAB believed in elimination of irregularities and vowed to make the country a corruption free state. The NAB chairman directed all the bureaus to bring mega…

NAB gets order for producing Shehbaz in NA session

LAHORE: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Wednesday received a production order of Opposition Leader in the National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif to ensure his presence in the upcoming session of the lower house of parliament which will start on Friday. Sources say Shehbaz will be taken to Islamabad on the morning of Nov 23 via flight PK-652 from Lahore. Earlier, NA Speaker Asad Qaiser issued the production order of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) president Shehbaz Sharif to enable him to attend the session.…

NAB prepares reference against Shehbaz in corruption case

LAHORE: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has prepared a reference against former chief minister Punjab, Shehbaz Sharif in the Ashiana Housing scam case, ARY News reported on Wednesday. The team of the accountability watchdog briefed about the case to NAB Lahore chairman today (Wednesday). Sources informed that the NAB team had found ex-CM Punjab and others misused their authority to benefit their blue-eyed officers in the housing project. The NAB meeting was informed that Sharif reportedly forced Punjab Land…

NAB approves 13 inquiries against bigwigs

ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Chairman Javed Iqbal on Tuesday approved 13 inquiries against former federal ministers and other influential personalities. Presiding over a high-level meeting, NAB chairman approved filing of references against former federal minister Arbab Alamgir Khan and his wife Asma Arbab. NAB sources said that Arbab Alamgir and his wife were accused of possessing assets beyond known sources of income and abuse of powers. The NAB meeting also approved inquiries against former…

SC directs nine officials of public sector companies to return inflated salaries

LAHORE: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) informed the Supreme Court on Friday that 45 officials of Punjab's public sector companies have showed willingness to return inflated salaries they have received.  NAB Director General Lahore Saleem Shahzad submitted a report to a two-judge bench of the apex court hearing a suo motu case related to higher salaries received by heads of companies. He said 45 officials have agreed to return the excess amount, while nine are unwilling to do so. He said the anti-graft…

Director of Paragon Housing society Qaiser Butt arrested from Khairpur

KHAIRPUR: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Wednesday arrested Director of Paragon Housing society Qaiser Ameen Butt from Khairpur where he went into hiding following the Bureau's probe into the housing society scandal. According to details, for past 15 years, Butt was in partnership with Khawaja Saad Rafique and Salman Rafique who were already accused of corruption in the case. Earlier today, Khawaja brothers were granted a protective bail until November 26 by the Lahore High Court. The Interior Ministry…