NAB recovers Rs29.93b from corrupts


Staff Reporter


National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has so far recovered Rs29.93 billion during the last one year from the corrupt elements and deposited into the national exchequer.
According to an annual report of the NAB issued on Friday, 138 culprits involved in corruption were apprehended, while 100 new inquiries have been initiated during the current year.
As many as 36 new investigations have been started during the current year, while 55 new corruption references were filed in the accountability courts and 25 corruption references have been filed in the accountability courts after completing investigations.
The report stated that anti-graft watchdog’s Lahore chapter has filed 30 references of plea bargain in the accountability courts.–INP