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NAB rejects Nawaz Sharif’s legal notice

May 25 , 2018

The National Accountability Bureau has rejected Rs.1 billion legal notice served to its chairman Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal by former PM Nawaz Sharif .

“The bureau is working within ambit of the law and would continue to do so in future,” the NAB spokesperson said.

On May 24, Nawaz Sharif sent a legal notice to chairman NAB Javed Iqbal for ‘accusing’ him of transferring $4.9 billion to India.

The former PM has termed NAB chief’s accusations as pre-poll rigging and demanded an apology.

Nawaz stated in the notice that legal action would be taken against NAB chief if he did not apologise.

Also read: Apologise or resign, Nawaz sends notice to NAB chairman

On May 8, the accountability watch dog, taking notice over a news report, initiated an inquiry against Nawaz Sharif for alleged money-laundering to India.

World Bank and State Bank of Pakistan had dismissed the media report and clarified that the money laundering reports hold no credibility.

 

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