Solving sugar, flour cases top priority: NAB chief

Meeting approved 17 inquiries

Our Correspondent September 01, 2021


NAB Chairman Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal has said that bringing the accused in sugar, flour, money laundering, fake accounts, misuse of powers, assets beyond known sources of income, illegal housing societies’ cases and Modaraba scandal to justice in accordance with the law is the bureau’s first priority.

A meeting of the NAB Executive Board under the chairmanship of Justice (retd) Iqbal was held in Islamabad in which 17 inquiries were approved.

Among them, 10 inquiries were ordered against public office holders, public office holders, owners and directors of relevant sugar mills of Omni Group in fake bank scandal, relevant staff of Summit Bank Limited and others, OGDCL officers and officials, Punjab Police Inspector Imran Saleem, Mohammad Naeem Akbar, Amir Ishaq Malik in City Housing Scheme Pvt Ltd, former PIA managing director Capt Mohammad Ijaz Haroon, PIA CEO Ali Tahir Qasim, Messrs Air International Pvt Ltd CEO Tariq Mahmood Sheikh and others, former Punjab Safe City Authorities Chief Operating Officer Akbar Nasir Khan, officers and others.
In addition, investigations against the management of Oil and Gas Development Authority Company Limited were also approved.

“All resources are being utilised to bring mega corruption cases to a logical conclusion,” Iqbal said, adding that NAB has brought to justice those who no one could have even thought about in the last three years.


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