NAB Orders Closing Several Cases Due To Lack Of Evidence

Tribune

ISLAMABAD: 

The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Wednesday authorised conducting 10 inquiries against officers of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA), former finance secretary Gilgit-Baltistan Arif Ibrahim, Balochistan Development Authority (BDA) and others.

The Executive Board Meeting (EBM) of NAB was chaired by Justice (R) Javed Iqbal with high-level officers of the anti-graft body in attendance.

The EBM had approved conducting 10 inquiries against Pace Pakistan Private Limited and others; Commoners Sky Garden Private Limited and officials/officers of Revenue Department; Brigadier (Retd) Muhammad Farooq Maan, former chairman PCBL; Hasnain Kotex; Rawat Developers and others; officers/officials of PIA; officers/officials of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Economic Zone Development and Management Company, Peshawar and others; Management of Balochistan Development Authority; Health Department Quetta and others; Children Hospital Multan; officers and officials of District Account Office, Multan and others; Health Department Quetta and others; Children Hospital Multan, District Account Office Multan’s officers/officials and others; Ahmed Khan Baloch, former member of provincial assembly from Lodhran and others; Arif Ibrahim, former secretary finance, Gilgit-Baltistan and others and officers and officials of LGE&RDD TMA Town III and others.

The EBM also authorised two investigations against various departments including officers/officials of Land Utilisation department, government of Sindh and others; officers /officials of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Oil and Gas Company Limited.

The EBM authorized referring the cases against officers/officials of Swat University and others; officers/officials of Revenue Department Charsadda and others; Directorate of Civil Defence, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa; officers/officials of District Education Office, Kohat and others to chief secretary Khyber Pakhtunkhwa as per law.

The EBM has authorised sending cases against Malik Muhammad Usman, Chairman District Council, Qila Abdullah and others to Anti-Corruption department, Balochistan.

The body okayed transferring the cases of buying land in Sarai Kharboza against officers of Capital Development Authority (CDA); management and others of Multi Professional Cooperative Housing Society and officers/officials of CDA and others to CDA for further legal action.

The EBM approved sending cases of Jan Muhammad Memon, Account Holder, Allied Bank Limited Cattle Branch, Hyderabad to Auditor General, Sindh for further legal action.

It sanctioned referring the cases against the management of Faisalabad Parking Company Limited, officers/officials and management of Lahore Division Cattle Market Management Committee and other to Local Bodies Department, Punjab as per law.

The EBM permitted closing the cases against Chaudhry Muhammad Qasim, Chief Executive/Director, Chaudhry Group of Industries (Chaudhry Cable Private Limited and Chaudhry Wire Rope industries Private Limited Lahore) and others; Owners /Directors of Hasnain Cosmetics Private Limited; officers/officials of C and D; Department, Punjab; Management of Punjab Culture and Outreach Company; Management, Officers/officials of Capital Market Management Company, Dera Ghazi Khan; Management ,officers/ officials of Punjab Population Innovation Fund Company and others; Management, officers/officials  of Punjab Working Women Endowment; Malik Qasim, member Provincial Assembly owing to lack of evidence.

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