KARACHI, Sept 21 (APP): The National Accountability Bureau (NAB)
preferably investigate the cases involving over Rs. 100 million
pecuniary loss in line with court directions and the bureau’s own fair
This was decided by NAB Chairman Major (retd) Qamar Zaman
chairing a performance review meeting at NAB Karachi, said a press
release issued here on Wednesday.
“However in particular circumstances like in HESCO recovery case,
suspicious transaction cases refered by Financial Monitoring Unit
(FMU) etc the pecuniary limit shall not bar NAB from proceeding
against culprits, involved is less than Rs100 million,” it added.
The NAB chairman reiterated his resolve to fight corruption with
hands, besides promoting public awareness through awareness and
prevention cadre of the NAB.
He insisted Investigation Officers (IOs) to show highest
investigations during conduct of proceeding in cases registered at the
He further reiterated to investigate the cases through Combined
Investigation Team (CIT) rather than one IO, investigating case single
handedly. Because of CIT in place unlike police practice the request
by individuals for change of IO is not being entertained in the NAB.
The NAB chairman also emphasised upon the need for discharging
within timeline, with professional acumen and honesty.
While reviewing progress made on important cases, he directed that the
cases be completed to logical conclusion as per SOP and law within
He shared with participants that the NAB is hosting SAARC
anti-corruption next week, which is aimed to garner external support
in terms of sharing of expertise and the best practices as well as for
seeking cooperation as and when required.
The NAB chairman appreciated the performance of Karachi chapter
expressed his satisfaction over its overall working.