Top government officer becomes approver against former PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi: Sources

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Top government officer becomes approver against former PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi: Sources

ISLAMABAD - Top government officer becomes approver against former PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi , NAB sources have revealed. Ex-Secretary Petroleum, Abid Saeed, has become approver against former Prime Minister (PM) Shahid Khaqan Abbasi in LNG case, GNN reported.

Sources privy to National Accountability Bureau (NAB) revealed that decision to arrest Abbasi was made after the ex-secretary agreed to turn approver.

Head of four institutions—linked with LNG agreement—have also been included in the investigation.

The anti-graft body has not officially confirmed regarding Abid Saeed becoming an approver against Khaqan Abbasi.

Earlier today, NAB apprehended former premier Abbasi in LNG scam case whereas raids were conducted at three different sites in Karachi for arrest of former finance minister Miftah Ismail.

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