Karachi NAB recovered Rs332 billion since 2017, Chairman told

The Nation  |  Jul 27, 2021

ISLAMABAD - Chairman National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Justice (retired) Javed Iqbal on Monday chaired a high level meeting at the NAB headquarters to review the performance of NAB Karachi from 11th October, 2017. 

During the meeting, Dr Najaf Quli Mirza, Director General NAB Karachi, informed that from 11th October, 2017 till to date NAB Karachi received 36,940 complaints out of which 36,368 complains were disposed of. He also informed the meeting that the NAB Karachi authorized 1182 Complaint Verifications (CVs) out of which 1008 were completed by the Bureau while 232 Complaint Verifications are under process at present.

The DG NAB Karachi further informed the meeting from the NAB Karachi authorised 481 inquiries, out of which 322 inquiries were completed by the NAB Karachi while 320 inquiries are under process.

He told that from 11th October, 2017 the NAB Karachi authorized 153 investigations and completed 172 investigations while 102 investigations are under process at present in the Bureau.

46 Afghan soldiers return to Afghan govt: ISPR Dr Najaf also informed the meeting that the NAB Karachi filed 107 references in various Accountability Courts, while 262 references are under trial at various Accountability Courts.

He informed that during the said period, 219 accused persons were convicted by the Accountability Courts under section 10 of NAO-1999, while 215 accused persons were convicted by the Accountability Courts under section 25 (B) of NAO-1999.

He informed that the NAB Karachi also recovered Rs. 8.14831 billion through direct recovery and Rs. 324.174 billion through indirect recovery.

Speaking on the occasion, the Chairman NAB said that eradication of corruption is the top most priority of NAB. He said NAB officers are performing their duties considering it as their national duty. He said that NAB Karachi has always played an excellent role in contributing towards the overall performance of NAB. 

18 injured as passenger bus overturns in Sheikhupura He appreciated the performance of NAB Karachi under the supervision of, Dr. Najaf Quli Mirza and hoped that it will continue to perform its responsibilities with the same commitment and dedication as per law in future. He said that NAB is committed to the logical conclusion of mega corruption cases in order to recover looted money from big fish and bring them to justice as per law. He said that NAB is a human friendly organization which always believes in ensuring self respect of every person as per law.

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