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NAB lets media inside its lock-ups to counter complaints

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LAHORE: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Thursday threw open its lock-ups to counter allegations that it is running ‘aqubat khanas’ or torture cells in the name of investigating corruption cases. A group of journalists stayed in the NAB lock-ups for some time to find out whether there was any truth in accusations made by […]

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NAB takes notice of non-functioning cameras in capital

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ISLAMABAD: National Accountability Bureau Chairman Justice (r) Javed Iqbal on Thursday directed complaint verification of non-functioning of 600 surveillance cameras of safe city project out of a total 1,800 cameras installed in the federal capital. Taking notice of non-functioning of surveillance cameras, he directed NAB Rawalpindi DG Irafn Mangi to submit details of expenditures incurred […]

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NAB restrained from harassing mills staff

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LAHORE: The Lahore High Court on Tuesday restrained the National Accountability Bureau from extending any harassment to employees of Ramzan Sugar Mills, believed to be owned by the Sharif family, and also sought a reply about inquiry against the mills. The mills administrator filed a petition contending through a counsel that the NAB initiated an […]

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PTV moves NAB against former MD

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ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Television (PTV) management has referred three cases of alleged embezzlement and irregularities against its former managing director (MD) Mustafa Kamal Qazi to the National Accountability Bureau (NAB). Qazi, who was reportedly a junior officer, became acting-MD allegedly after falsely claiming to be a senior officer in the Islamabad High Court, caused billions […]

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Tracing troublemakers: Ban imposed on sale, purchase of Afghan SIMs

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PESHAWAR: The deputy commissioner on Thursday imposed a ban on the sale and purchase of subscriber identity modules (SIMs) issued by Afghanistan-based cellular service providers. Peshawar Deputy Commissioner Syed Zaheerul Islam imposed Section 188 of the Pakistan Penal Code (PPC) for a period of one month, following a report presented to the Peshawar High Court […]

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40,000 Afghan SIMs active in country

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PESHAWAR: Over 40,000 cellphone SIM cards of Afghan telecom companies are operational in Pakistan and most of them are used in acts of terrorism, kidnapping for ransom and extortion. The information was placed before a Peshawar High Court bench by National Accountability Bureau, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Wednesday during the hearing into a case about unregistered […]

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BOL TV licence: court issues notice to PEMRA, Axact, Labbaik

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LAHORE: The court has issued notices to Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA), Axact Pvt Ltd, and Labbaik Pvt Ltd, on an appeal filed against an order of the authority on the issue of BOL TV licence. A single-judge bench of the Lahore High Court, comprising Justice Ejazul Ahsan, issued the notices to the above-mentioned […]

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Balochistan assembly criticises NAB for holding media trial

QUETTA: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) came under criticism in the Balochistan Assembly on Thursday as lawmakers said that NAB was holding their media trial on the pretext of corruption allegations. Speaker Syed Matiullah Agha presided over the session. In a scathing attack, Molvi Sarwar Musakhel of JUI-F said: “Governor Balochistan himself was involved in […]

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