Posts tagged as: National Accountability Bureau

More Than 800 Illegally Employed Policemen Face The Door In Sindh

An inquiry committee has discovered the ‘illegal’ appointment of over 800 policemen, who now face dismissal from their jobs. According to officials, a former provincial police chief has also been found to have being involved, while playing a ‘criminal role’ in their appointment. A member of the committee that was formed recently under the orders […]

President urges NAB to ensure impartial accountability

President Mamnoon Hussain has urged the National Accountability Bureau to ensure impartial and transparent accountability to guide the country out of the menace of corruption. Addressing the certificate distribution ceremony of NAB trainees in Islamabad today‚ he said the accountability bureau should strive to restore the confidence of the people in the system and institutions. […]

NAB investigates NATO forces’ missing containers in Pakistan

The National Assembly was informed on Thursday that the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) is investigating the cases of NATO/ISAF missing containers on the directives of Supreme Court of Pakistan.   Federal Minister for Finance Muhammad Ishaq Dar said the NAB is in the process of finalizing the investigations/enquiry and has not yet communicated the number of […]

NAB gets 14-day remand for Ex-OGRA Chief in fraud

An accountability court in Rawalpindi Tuesday granted 14-day physical remand of prime accused in the Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) graft case Tauqir Sadiq. Former chairman Ogra Sadiq, who was extradited from UAE early morning, was produced in the NAB court. Tauqeer Sadiq is the main accused in the 82 billion rupees corruption case. […]

Nawaz Sharif faces big challenges in his third rule

Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif, in his maiden speech to the parliament on Thursday, listed some major challenges his new government faces and pledged to find out solution.   Sharif particularly listed terrorism, lawlessness, power shortage, economic recession, rampant corruption, bad image of the country, unemployment and price hike as the daunting challenges.   The govt […]

Nawaz Sharif’s nomination papers approved

Nomination papers of Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N), Mian Nawaz Sharif were approved for NA 119 seat.   Returning Officer rejected the objections on Nawaz Sharif nomination papers.   The objection on Sharif’s papers for NA-119 was filed by Mohammad Ashfaq from Muslim League (Qasim group) claiming the PML-N head had illegally occupied the Pakistan Muslim League house located on […]

Scrutiny of over 10,000 nomination papers begin

Election authorities across Pakistan have started scrutiny of over 10,000 nomination papers filed until Sunday night, officials said Monday.   The authorities will complete the process in a week time and a senior official of the election commission has said that the scrutiny will be merciless.   The first phase of the election process has […]

Supreme Court issues contempt notice to Raja Pervez Ashraf

The Supreme Court of Pakistan Thursday issued a contempt of court notice to former prime minister Raja Pervaiz Ashraf in corruption in the Rental Power Projects (RPPs).   The court ordered Asharf to appear in person before the bench in the next hearing. The hearing was adjourned till two weeks.   The former prime minister […]

Elections schedule to be announced this month

Secretary Election Commission, Ishtiaq Ahmed Wednesday said that schedule for the upcoming parliamentary elections will be announced later this month.   The current assemblies will complete five-year term on March 16 and new elections should be held within two months after the dissolution in line with the constitution.   Federal minister, Syed Khurshid Shah, has said […]

Kamran Faisal had suicidal tendencies: reports

The deceased National Accountability Bureau investigation officer, Kamran Faisal, suffered from various mental illnesses including schizophrenia, delusions, manic-depressive psychosis, anxiety disorder, insomnia, amnesia, and suicidal depression, say media reports.   A private TV channel acquired medical reports including details of his psychopathy. Reports show Kamran had been under the treatment of a psychiatrist, Dr Azra. […]

Supreme Court adjourns PM’s corruption case until Jan: 23

The Supreme Court on Thursday adjourned till January 23 hearing of the corruption case against the Prime Minister, Raja Pervez Asharf, in which the apex court has already ordered his arrest.   The Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered the country’s anti-corruption body to arrest the Prime Minister and 15 other people in 24 hours who […]

NAB claims corruption amounts to Rs10-12 billion daily in Pakistan

Chairman National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Admiral (Retd) Fasih Bokhari on Thursday said corruption in Pakistan amounts to Rs10 to 12 billion daily.   Addressing a press conference in Islamabad, the chief of the accountability bureau said Pakistan is losing Rs7 billion in terms of tax evasion and another Rs6 to 7 million in direct corruption. […]


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