Friday, October 7, 2022

Tahir A Khan dismissed as adviser to PM


ISLAMABAD: Adviser To Prime Minister Tahir A Khan has been dismissed from his post, citing sources, ARY News reported.

Khan, a owner of a local news channel was sacked from his post by Prime Minister Imran Khan, following the controversial video leak against the chairman NAB, sources said.

Earlier, talking to ARY News exclusively, Chairman National Accountability Bureau,  Justice (retired) Javed Iqbal  had said he will not bow down to any blackmailing, accountability process to continue.

“I’ll not be threatened by such attempts”, he vowed.

Mr Iqbal said he will continue to work under the boundaries of the law and expressed his firm resolve to continue accountability process in the country.

It may be recalled that, a local tv aired the audio and video clips of chairman NAB alleged inappropriate interactions/conversation with a female.

The woman in the video alleged that she had been threatened with NAB inquiries if she failed to follow suit to Iqbal’s wishes.

Read more: I’ll not bow down to any blackmailing: NAB chief

Following the scandalous audio and video, the anti-graft watchdog body had slammed the anti-graft watchdog in a press release, labeling the video libelous, propagandist and fake.

Chairman NAB Justice retired Javed Iqbal had issued a press release via the National Accountability Bureau debunking all claims, labeling it an attempt to blackmail the institute over ongoing corruption investigations against the organization.


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