NAB approves multiple high profile corruption enquiries

NAB approves multiple high profile corruption enquiries

The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has ordered inquiries against various private and public sector organizations, including the Utility Stores Corporation of Pakistan (USC), for allegations of embezzlements and fraud in public funds.

Its Executive Board met under the chairmanship of Justice Javed Iqbal at its headquarters in Islamabad on Wednesday and approved the inquiries.

The inquiries involve ACE Group (ACE Marketing Pvt. Ltd.), ACE Builders Pvt. Ltd.; the management of the USC; officers from the Punjab Cooperative Board of Liquidation; officers from Pakistan Railways; the Ministry of Housing & Works; and the owners or sponsors of the Shaukat Marwat Group of Companies; officers from the Forest Department Haripur; and the State Office.

The officials facing inquiries are former Senior General Manager, Anjum Pervez; the Chief Engineer of the Irrigation Department Larkana, Javed Memon, and others; the Vice-Chancellor of Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto Medical University Larkana, Prof. Ghulam Asghar Chana, and others; Project Director Right Bank Outfall Drain Hyderabad Circle, Engineer Sardar Ali Shah, and others; Superintending Engineer, Irrigation Department, Government of Sindh, Pritam Das; Contractor, AMB & Company Pvt. Ltd., Ali Muhammad, and others were approved.

The board also approved two investigations against the former Inspector General of Police Sindh, Karachi Ghulam Hyder Jamali; and officials of the District Director Agriculture Department, D.I. Khan.

Complaints against Adam Khan Automobiles Pvt. Ltd. were approved, and others will be sent to the Inspector-General of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa for legal action.