Court Martialled Officers in NAB: SC suo-moto notice  

Court Martialled Officers in NAB: SC suo-moto notice  

ISLAMABAD: (APP) The Supreme Court Wednesday adjourned hearing of the suo-moto case regarding illegal appointments in National Accountability Bureau (NAB) for two weeks.

A three-member bench of the court headed by Chief Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali heard the case.

During the course of proceedings, the NAB Prosecutor General sought adjournment and informed the court that the counsel for Bureau could not reach to appear before the court from Lahore.

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The Chief Justice remarked that many court-martialled officers had been appointed in the NAB on key posts in the past.

The court directed the NAB to submit details over the revelations made regarding recruitment of court-martialled officer as Director General in National Accountability Bureau (NAB).

Justice Amir Hani Muslim remarked that the authorities did not provide complete profile data of the officials regarding appointment of court-martialled persons in NAB.

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The court was informed that Hussain Ahmed's details were kept hidden as he was court-martialled by army.

Justice Hani observed that NAB did not submit information regarding contracts of the employees.

Court-martialled officers cannot get government job, the bench observed.

The court directed NAB authorities to submit details of such employees and adjourned hearing of the case for two weeks.