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NAB decides to launch inquiry against SA speaker Siraj Durrani over illegal appointments

KARACHI: National Accountability Bureau has decided to launch inquiry against Sindh Assembly speaker Agha Siraj Durrani and  over illegal appointments and assets beyond known sources of income. The decision was a made in a meeting presided over by Chairman Justice (rted.) Javed Iqbal. The bureau will also make Durrani’s secretary Ghulam Muhammad a part of the…

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NAB initiates action against Eden Housing project

LAHORE: Director General National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Lahore Shehzad Saleem has taken cognizance of Eden Housing Projects scam affectees. According to NAB spokesman, DG NAB Lahore vowed that only merit would prevail and all affectees would be provided justice. He ordered for initiating full-fledged criminal proceedings against the Eden administration, followed by publishing of ads…

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Explainer: Onus on NAB, ECP to investigate Imran’s Senate claim

Senior journalist and anchorperson Nadeem Malik says that it’s a challenge for Election Commission of Pakistan and National Accountability Bureau to initiate a probe into Imran Khan’s allegations about selling of votes in the Senate’s elections. After every three years in Pakistan, this history is repeated and votes are sold for money. “For now this…

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Not NAB’s job to stop Nawaz Sharif: Justice Javed

  ISLAMABAD: Chairman National Accountability Bureau, Justice (Retd) Javed Iqbal on Wednesday said there is no power which can pull strings of the bureau. “I would take my bag and quit the institution if a string is pulled,” he said while interacting with reporters after briefing the Public Accounts Committee of National Assembly in parliament…

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NAB to hold ‘Khuli Kachehri’ in Hyderabad

KARACHI: The Director General of National Accountability Bureau (NAB), Karachi, will hold a ‘Khuli Kachehri’ in Hyderabad on April 20 (Friday). It will be held from 11am to 1pm. Officials said people of Hyderabad, Jamshoro and other districts can lodge their complaints in the open public forum of DG NAB Mohammad Altaf Bawany.

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Saad, Salman Rafique bank records investigated over housing scheme links

The government accountability investigator has summoned the bank account details of Federal Railways Minister Khawaja Saad Rafique and his brother Salman Rafique. The State Bank of Pakistan has been asked to provide the documents by the National Accountability Bureau. In particular, NAB wants to know about transfers of money worth Rs500,000 and over. Saad Rafique…

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Housing scam: Saad Rafique appears before NAB

LAHORE: Railways Minister Khawaja Saad Rafique on Wednesday appeared before the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) in an investigation pertaining to Paragon Housing Society Scam. According to NAB sources, Khawaja Saad Rafique remained at the NAB regional headquarters for more than two hours and answered various queries of the Combined investigation team. NAB had initially summoned…

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NAB recommends placing Ali Jahangir Siddiqui on ECL

PHOTO: FILE Reporting by Faizan Khan The corruption watchdog has urged the interior ministry to place the names of Ali Jahangir Siddiqui and Ahmed Humayun Sheikh on the Exit Control List Siddiqui was nominated as the next Pakistani ambassador to US. The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has called for adding the two on the list…

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NAB serves notice to SECP chief, PSX director in corruption case

ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau has served a notice to chairman Security Exchange Commission Pakistan and managing director of Pakistan Stock Exchange in a corruption case. The bureau had also sent a notice to Pakistan’s new Ambassador to the United States Ali Jahangir Siddiqui in the Azgard-Nine corruption scandal. Siddiqui is to assume his new…

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NAB summons Pakistan’s new envoy to US on March 22

LAHORE: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Lahore has initiated an inquiry against Pakistan’s new ambassador to the US Ali Jahangir Siddiqui and summoned him on March 22, said Samaa anchor Mubasher Lucman in his show ‘Khara Sach’. According to the anchor, Ali Jahangir Siddiqui has been accused of involvement in a corruption scandal worth Rs.40 billion….

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Accountability Court to hear Ishaq Dar reference today

ISLAMABAD: Accountability Court Islamabad will hear the corruption reference of assets beyond known sources of income against former finance minister Ishaq Dar today. In previous hearing on March 5, president of National Bank, Saeed Ahmed Khan, accused in assets beyond known sources of income against Dar, appeared before the court along with his counsel. The…

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Sharif family references: SC extends NAB court deadline by two months

ISLAMABAD: Supreme Court of Pakistan Wednesday extended the deadline set for National Accountability Bureau (NAB) court to complete its investigation into references against Nawaz Sharif and his family after the corruption watchdog submitted a progress report to the top court today. Hearing a case regarding the dispensation of corruption references against Sharif family within six…

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NAB gets SC notice on bail plea of Raisaini

ISLAMABAD: Supreme Court Thursday sought reply from National Accountability Bureau (NAB) while issuing notice to bureau on bail application filed by ex-Secretary finance Balochistan Mushtaq Raisani held under corruption scam. A division bench of the court headed by Justice Ejaz Afzal Khan heard the case. The counsel for petitioner informed that NAB had arrested his…

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PM Abbasi calls NAB a ‘draconian’ body

ISLAMABAD: The anti-corruption National Accountability Bureau was set up to break political parties, says Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi. “Politicians in Pakistan are held accountable by the nation every five years,” the PM said. And if NAB prosecutes them and they are sent to jail without being indicted this is tantamount to humiliation, he added….

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Ahad Cheema was arrested after approval from relevant authorities: NAB

ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) stated in its response at the Lahore High Court on Thursday that Ahad Cheema was arrested in accordance with the law and after relevant authorities had given their approval.  This was stated by the prosecutor of the accountability bureau during a hearing of the petition filed against Ahad Cheema’s…

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Ashiana housing scandal: Court grants 7-day physical remand of suspect

LAHORE: An accountability court on Monday granted a seven-day physical remand of suspect Shahid Shafiq to NAB in the Ashiana Housing scandal case.  According to details, proceedings in the Ashiana Housing scandal case were conducted at the accountability court on Monday in which the suspect was produced before the court. Shahid Shafiq is accused of…

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NAB files supplementary reference against Ishaq Dar today

ISLAMABAD: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) filed a supplementary reference with new witnesses against former finance minister Ishaq Dar on Monday in the corruption reference. The supplementary reference was filed at the Registrar’s Office by NAB’s Special Prosecutor Imran Shafeeq and NAB’s Investigation Officer (IO).  Additional witnesses and three new accused persons have been part of the…

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Video: Danyal Aziz pleads with security official to allow him inside court

ISLAMABAD: Senior PML-N leader Danyal Aziz pleaded with a security official to grant him entry inside the accountability court on Friday.  In the video footage, Danyal Aziz can be seen asking SSP Security Jamil Hashmi to allow him entry inside the accountability court where the Avenfield reference case was being conducted. “You know the journalist…

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Calibri font was available in 2005: UK forensic expert

ISLAMABAD: A key witness in the supplementary reference case filed against former prime minister Nawaz Sharif said on Friday that the Calibri font was in existence in 2005 but was available in limited quantity. This was revealed by UK forensic expert Robert Radley who told the court during a hearing of the supplementary reference in…

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Ahad Cheema remanded in NAB custody

LAHORE: An accountability court Thursday handed over former head of Lahore Development Authority (LDA) Ahad Khan Cheema on 11-day physical remand to the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) in Ashiana-i-Iqbal housing scam. The NAB officials produced Ahad Cheema, who currently heads two power companies, before AccountabilityCourt Judge Muhammad Azam in a special vehicle amid strict security…

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Interior ministry reluctant to put Sharif family’s names on ECL

NEWS DESK: In a letter to the National Accountability Bureau’s (NAB) chairperson, the interior ministry said that substantial reasons should be provided for adding the names of former PM Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Captain Safdar on the Exit Control List (ECL). The interior ministry asked why the ruling family should be…

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