No leniency for the corrupt, says provincial NAB chief

Director-general Javed vows strict action against plunders, cheats


Mohammad Zafar December 28, 2018
NAB DG Muhammad Abid Javed hears people complaints during open court in Quetta. PHOTO: EXPRESS

QUETTA: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Balochistan Director General Mohammad Abid Javed has said the accountability watchdog was committed to eradicating corruption from the province through its holistic approach.

“No leniency would be shown towards corrupt elements; they will be dealt with as per accountability law,” he said while listening to complainants who called on him during an open court held at NAB Balochistan Office on Thursday.

“In light of NAB Chairman Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal’s vision, the accountability bureau is pursuing the policy of across the board accountability,” he said, adding that strict action will be taken against those looting the national wealth and cheating public at large for their vested interests.

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Following the directives of NAB chairman, Javed held an open court during which a large number of complainants visited the bureau office and submitted complaints against government functionaries, departments and private individuals.

Javed heard all complaints and issued immediate directives on various complaints on the spot.

He assured that in light of the documented proof in different cases, urgent action would be taken to provide relief to the affected and recover the looted money.

It is pertinent to mention that the open court will be held on every last Thursday of the month. In this connection all the complainants have been advised to write their complaints on blank paper, affix the supporting documents along with photocopy of their Computerised National Identity Cards.

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