ISLAMABAD – The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has clarified its orders regarding probe against former prime minister Nawaz Sharif were initiated on the basis of media reports.
The anti-corruption watchdog on Tuesday ordered an inquiry against the former PM and others for allegedly laundering $4.9 billion to India.
According to a NAB statement, the chairman of the bureau took notice of media report which built up the money laundering claims citing a World Bank report.
“NAB rejects the impression that its objective was victimization or hurting someone,” said the statement issued by the anti-graft body.
“The bureau does not believe in taking revenge, but it is determined to eliminate corruption from the country without discrimination,” the stament added.