NAB to bring all mega corruption cases to their logical end

National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Chairman Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal said that it was top priority of the Bureau to bring all mega corruption cases to their logical end.
Chairing a briefing here at NAB office, he said the NAB was committed to make corruption free Pakistan for which the department would achieve the goal.
The NAB chairman was given a briefing on all mega corruption cases, investigations into Punjab’s 56 public limited companies and cases against illegal housing societies & cooperative companies regarding recovery of looted money from them as per law.
The NAB chairman said the Bureau had adopted “Accountability for All” policy and the department believed in across the board accountability mechanism, he added.
By opting policy of “Case not the Face” the NAB has arrested 476 accused during last 11 months, authorised 216 Complaint Verifications (CVs), 239 Inquiries, 79 Investigations and 340 Corruption References have so far been filed in accountability courts, he maintained.
Moreover, Rs 2410 million have been recovered from corrupt elements and the same were deposited in national kitty.
He directed the officers concerned to complete all complaint verifications, inquiries and investigations within the designated time.
He said that in accordance with NAB Law, public’s life time savings would be recovered from housing societies’ owners and strict action would be taken against administration of housing societies/cooperative housing societies’ administrations who failed to deliver plots to the affectees
as per their committments.
The chairman NAB also appreciated the performance of NAB Lahore under supervision of Director General Shahzad Saleem.—APP

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