NAB recovers Rs326b from corrupt elements: Chairman

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Staff Reporter

The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Chairman, Justice (Retd) Javed Iqbal, on Saturday said that they had recovered Rs326 billion from the corrupt elements and deposited it into the national exchequer.
Reviewing the overall performance of the institution at a meeting, he expressed that NAB has strictly adhered to “Accountability for All” policy whereas various issues were also discussed during the meeting.
The NAB Chairman asserted that it is the top priority of the anti-graft watchdogs to bring the mega-corruption cases to their logical end. He added that NAB has received 156,858 complaints and filed 1249 corruption cases in the accountability courts so far.
Justice (R) Javed Iqbal also said that amount recovered from a plea bargainer is deposited in national kitty and NAB officers do not receive any share of recovered amount.