Aug 172017
 
Game of power

This refers to the news report, ‘SHC directs NAB to pursue mega corruption cases’ (August 17). Will the Sindh Assembly now pass a law preventing the Sindh High Court and the Supreme Court from hearing corruption cases against its members? After all, they want unfettered freedom to gobble up the taxes paid by the people of the province. Shakir Lakhani (Karachi) Click for detailed story

Aug 162017
 
UK?s NCA to provide training to NAB?s investigation officers

Islamabad: The National Crime Agency (NCA) of the United Kingdom will provide training to investigation officers of National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to enhance their investigation techniques on… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] Click for detailed story

Aug 162017
 

The Sindh High Court (SHC) ordered on Wednesday that the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) would continue operating in the province and also sought a list of parliamentarians facing corruption charges. In July, the Sindh Assembly had the controversial Sindh Accountability Act 2017 with a majority vote. On August 13, Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah had warned that the provincial government would take action against NAB if it interfered in the affairs of its departments after the province’s own anti-graft law. PTI challenges repealing of NAB ordinance However, the SHC has allowed NAB to resume its work after a few lawmakers of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan, the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz and the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf  filed a petition in the court. Hearing the petition, SHC Chief Justice Ahmed Ali Sheikh ordered the a list of lawmakers facing NAB inquiries be presented to the court. The advocate general argued that federal laws were no longer applicable in Sindh. In response, the chief justice remarked would be right if the higher judiciary stopped special courts including anti-narcotics court from operating. NAB prosecutor Waqas Dar told the court that the provincial government’s new law was affecting the operations of the graft watchdog. After anti-corruption law, we have to eliminate corruption: CM The advocate general told the court that a similar case was also pending in the Supreme Court of Pakistan. The chief justice inquired as to whether the matter would settled by the Council of Common Interests. the advocate general replied that a dispute between provinces was settled by [Read More…]

Aug 082017
 
NAB working towards establishing 50,000 Character Building Societies

Islamabad: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Chairman Qamar Zaman Chaudhry Tuesday said the bureau had set a target of establishing 50,000 Character Building Societies (CBS) during 2017. More… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] Click for detailed story

Jul 262017
 
NAB gets forensics document analyser to combat corruption

Islamabad: The United States Embassy in Islamabad has provided the National Accountability Bureau a state-of-the-art forensics document analyzer to help combat corruption. Director, Bureau of… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] Click for detailed story

Jun 202017
 
Brief

LAHORE: The NAB Lahore on Tuesday arrested another accused in alleged embezzlement and irregularities in purchasing land for the Pakistan Industries Development Corporation (PIDC). According to a NAB… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] Click for detailed story

Jun 182017
 
Ex-PR SP who wants to appear before JIT himself wanted by NAB

ISLAMABAD: Former SP of Pakistan Railways Inamur Rahman Sahree, who wished to appear before the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) as a witness, has himself remained involved in corruption and wanted by… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] Click for detailed story

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