ISLAMABAD – The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) recovered Rs 3.125 billion looted money and preempted Rs 220 billion corruption in different government projects, lets out an annual report of NAB available with The Nation.
The NAB also recommended placement of 157 accused on the Exit Control List (ECL) through the Ministry of Interior during the concluding twelvemonth.
Attractively, there is no mention of Modaraba scam in the report, which is viewed as the mega corruption scam involving thousands of people who have been deprived of well over Rs 40 billion in the name of interest-free Islamic banking.
Among the suspects are Frontier Constabulary Commandant Abdul Majeed Marwat, retired additional IGP, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (Operations) Abdul Latif Gandapur, DIG at Central Police Office (CPO) Sajid Ali Khan, former DIG Headquarters, Peshawar Mohammad Suleman, former AIG (Establishment) at CPO Kashif Alam and the then DIG (Telecommunications) Sadiq Kamal Orakzai.
The NAB later filed an application calling for the judge to review his decision on not summoning the police officers in the sheath. Throughout the course of hearing, the NAB prosecutors, including Lajbar Khan submitted that the court had earlier passed an interlocutory order and it had the powers to pass a review order against his earlier decision.
The NAB recommended 157 inculpated for exit control list (ECL) during 2013, while 80 of them get released through courts as well as settlements of appeal bargaining and volunteer came back.