NAB makes huge recovery worth Rs 23 billion in a single case

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NAB makes huge recovery worth Rs 23 billion in a single case

ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB), Rawalpindi, has so far recovered over Rs23 billion through plea bargain in fake account and illegal allotment of land cases besides sentencing 18 suspects and disqualifying them for 10 years under the plea bargain laws.

As per reports regarding fake account and illegal allotment of land cases, some 10 references have so far been filed from out of a total of 43 cases of fake accounts and allotment of land. As many as 52 suspects including former president Asif Ali Zardari, Faryal Talpur, Omni Group, Bilal Shaikh, Hussain Lawai have been arrested. The arrest warrants of 64 accused in fake accounts cases have been issued. Of these, 12 suspects had already been declared proclaimed offenders.

As many as 12 cases wereat investigation stage and inquiries of 21 cases were continuing right now. The names of 186 suspects in same case have been put on Exit Control List (ECL). Former president Asif Ali Zardari has been nominated in four cases while former prime minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has been nominated in four cases.