70 politicians, 210 top government officers under NAB inquiries: Report
ISLAMABAD - The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has revealed the number of inquiries against the top officials in Pakistan.
70 politicians, 121 businessmen and 210 government officers of grade-20 and above are under NAB inquiries.
According to details shared by the Minister of Law Farogh Naseem in response to Senator Ateeq Khan’s query, NAB since 2008 has decided about 4,871 cases including about 3,046 inquiries, 581 investigations and 1,244 references.
The written reply said 856 inquiries are under way against different people and organisations. Forty three (43) are initiated against politicians, 67 against businessmen, 136 against top civil servants of grade20-22 and 610 against other citizens.
The minister said investigations are under way against 314 people including 27 politicians, 54 businessmen, 74 top civil servants. He, however, did not share names of the people against whom the inquiries and investigations are under way or completed.