NAB eyes Rs 900 billion recovery cases

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NAB eyes Rs 900 billion recovery cases

ISLAMABAD - National Accountability Bureau (NAB) was committed to eradicate corruption by using all available resources, Chairman NAB Justice Javed Iqbal said.

In a statement, he said that effective National Anti-Corruption Strategy has been devised for logical conclusion of mega corruption white collar crime cases. The figures of complaints, inquiries and investigations were almost double as comparing to same corresponding period of 2018 to 2019.

The comparative figures for the last 22 months were also indicative of NAB’s excellent performance.

He pointed out that NAB has filed 600 corruption references in respected Accountability Courts and recovered directly and indirectly Rs 71 billion during the tenure of present leadership.

Besides 1,210 corruption references were under trial in respected Accountability Courts and their worth is approximately Rs 900 billion.

NAB has established state of the art Forensic Science Lab in its Rawalpindi Bureau which has facilities of Digital Forensics, Questioned Documents and Fingerprint analysis.