NAB opens 9 inquiries against top politicians

NAB opens 9 inquiries against top politicians

ISLAMABAD - The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has opened inquiries against top politicians over charges of corruption and misuse of authorities.

As per the media report NAB has given approval of nine inquiries against prominent politicians including Khawaja Saad Rafique, Manzoor Watto and Manzoor Wasan.

According to details the decision was made in anti-graft watchdog executive board meeting chaired by justice retired Javed Iqbal and approved inquiries in various corruption complaints.

NAB declaration said that the board meeting has been given the approval to probe former railways minister Khawaja Saad Rafique, railways officers, former chief minister Balochistan Sanaullah Zehri, former federal minister Manzoor Watto, Manzoor Wasan, Nawab Ali Wasan and Muhamad Iftikhar Gillani.NAB meeting has also approved the 22 inquiries into investigation including Khawaja Saad Rafique, his brother Salman Rafique, Nadeem Zia, Qaisar Butt in Paragon City Housing Scheme scandal.

The investigations against former finance minister Ishaq Dar, Anusha Rehman and former chairman PTA have also been approved.

NAB has also given the green signal for the filing of reference of five cases in accountability court. According to the declaration, the corruption reference against former MD PSO Naeem Mir and former officials of PFO have been approved as they were accused of causing the loss of Rs 23 billion to the national exchequer.