NAB stopped by LHC from proceeding against former DIG

NAB stopped by LHC from proceeding against former DIG
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LAHORE (APP): A Lahore High Court division bench on Tuesday stopped National Accountability Bureau (NAB) from proceeding against former DIG Azmat Ullah Gondal in illegal assets case.

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The bench also issued a notice to DG NAB Punjab and sought a reply within two weeks.

The division bench headed by Justice Mirza Viqas Rauf passed the orders on a petition filed by former DIG Azmat Ullah Gondal .

Earlier, the petitioner's counsel Adnan Shuja Butt arguing before the bench submitted that the NAB initiated an inquiry against the petitioner for acquiring illegal assets .

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However, after investigation, the NAB closed the inquiry but the accountability court did not agreed with the decision and ordered re-investigation of the matter.

He contended that a matter could not be investigated twice and pleaded with the court to set aside the orders of the accountability court.

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The bench after hearing initial arguments suspended orders of the accountability court and sought a reply from the DG NAB Punjab within two weeks.

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