QUETTA: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Balochistan on Thursday initiated legal proceedings against parliamentarians and government officers on corruption charges. The proceeding has been initiated upon complaints received during the first quarter of year 2018 regarding corruption and corrupt practices.
NAB started working on verification of complaints and inquiry against seven MPAs of Balochistan Assembly including Obaidullah Babat, Rehmat Saleh Baloch, Malik Kakar, Isamel Gujjar, Ineeta Irfan, Jan Mohammad Jamali and Ameer Zaman,” a NAB press release issued here Thursday said.
“Chairman NAB Justice Javed Iqbal has also given a go ahead to probe two ex-Lieutenant Generals Afzal Janjua, Obaidullah Khatak and two former Brigadiers Iftikhar Mehdi and Asad Shehzada in two different cases of corruption charges,” it added.
NAB Balochistan has also filled reference against former Additional Chief Secretary Balochistan Ali Zaheer Hazara, Ex-Chairman Balochistan Development Authority, former Managing Director Water and Sanitation Authority Hamid Lateef Rana and arrested sitting Member of Balochistan Assembly and former Food Minister Mir Izhar Khoso and Secretary Food Noor Ahmed Pirkani over serious allegation of corruption.
Director NAB Balochistan Mirza Mohammad Irfan Baig soon after assuming office in January 2018 formed teams to arrest proclaimed offenders that yielded positive result and several POs were apprehended after the information was shared with intelligence agencies and other department by the team constituted for the said purpose, the press release said.
Published in The Balochistan Point on April 20, 2018