10-Day Delay: SC adjourns OGRA implementation case

Implementation case for ten days on the request of prosecutor general National Accountability Bureau (NAB).


APP July 26, 2013

ISLAMABAD: Supreme Court on Wednesday adjourned hearing in the Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) implementation case for ten days on the request of prosecutor general National Accountability Bureau (NAB) K K Agha. A three-judge bench comprising Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, Justice Jawwad S Khawaja and Justice Azmat Saeed heard the case. During the course of the proceedings, K K Agha appeared before the bench and informed the court that he was going abroad and requested for the adjournment of the case. The Chief Justice inquired about the appointment of the new NAB chairman. Responding to this Agha stated that he had heard four names in the media. However, he was not sure who would be selected. On a bench’s query, Agha stated that NAB had to spend Rs4 million to bring Tauqeer Sadiq back from UAE to Pakistan. He apprised the court that the investigation was also under way against those who were involved in giving safe passage to Tauqeer Sadiq.

Published in The Express Tribune, July 26th, 2013.

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