ISLAMABAD: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Chairman Justice (R) Javed Iqbal has said that the accountability watchdog believes in transparency and supremacy of law.
“The earners of quick money should think that a man goes to his final destination with empty handed,” he said in a statement on Sunday, adding that Double Shah was made as Single Shah by NAB after recovering Rs4 billion looted money which had been returned to the victims of Double Shah. He said that Rs1.2 from out of Rs1.9 billion looted by co-accused in Double Shah case Tasawwar Gilani had been returned by NAB to the victims. He said NAB has deposited Rs298 billion to the national exchequer.
He said the corruption is mother of all evils and is silent killer. “NAB officers are putting their best efforts to eradicate corruption from the country by doubling their efforts to come up to the expectations of the nation as its eradication is our national duty,’ he said.
He said that NAB has initiated complaint verification, inquiries and investigations against all segments of society across the board on alleged allegations of corruption etc. “The indiscriminate and across the board actions of NAB by adopting “Accountability for All” policy have increased the prestige of NAB manifold and during last 14 months recovered Rs4.2 billion from corrupt and distributed among victims of housing/cooperative and government departments. He directed all DGs of NAB to arrest corrupt as per law after completion of all legal formalities and take actions against proclaimed offenders and absconders in accordance with law and deposit the looted money in the national exchequer.