NAB approves four corruption inquiries against various individuals, entities

06:12 PM | 1 Oct, 2019
NAB approves four corruption inquiries against various individuals, entities
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ISLAMABAD – The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has approved four corruption inquiries against various individuals and entities.

The Executive Board meeting of the anti-corruption watchdog was held in Islamabad on Tuesday with Justice (r) Javed Iqbal in the chair.

Those who will be inquired include owners of Exide Batteries, officials of WAPDA Water Wing and Irrigation Department Rajanpur among others.

The meeting disposed of cases against Sultan Ali Lakhani, Messrs. Shan Group and others after the settlement of their issues with the banks.

The apex board of the anti-graft body also approved various investigations for further legal action.

Addressing the meeting, the anti-graft body's chief said NAB is committed on the policy of 'Accountability for All'.

He said taking the cases of mega corruption to their logical conclusion is main priority of the anti-corruption body.

Javed Iqbal said NAB has retrieved seventy one billion rupees in last twenty two months and submitted in the national exchequer, which is a record achievement.