NAB submits amended report on mega scandals


ISLAMABAD: National Accountability Bureau (NAB), the country’s top anti-graft body, on Monday submitted to the Supreme Court of Pakistan an amended report on 150 mega corruption scandals allegedly involving leading politicians.


NAB submitted the report afresh following directives of the apex court. The report now have additional information about when complaints where received against the alleged accused.

But the report is silent when complaints against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, PPP’s co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari and Finance Minister Ishaq Dar were received by the NAB.

The report mentioned that a complaint over Raiwand road was registered against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on information provided by an informer while a complaint regarding illegal appointments was registered on behalf of Major Gen. (retd.) M H Ansari.

A complaint against Dar was registered on information provided by ‘sources’ while a case against Zardari was registered on the request of the Accountability Commission.

During the last hearing, the apex court rejected the earlier report submitted by the bureau. A three-member bench of the Supreme Court is scheduled to hear the case on July 15.