MULTAN: NAB Chairman retired Justice Javed Iqbal has actually guided the NAB Multan to consist of the names of all the 4 of its policemans as opposed to one of them in a reference which is under test with the accountability court over the allegation of taking kickback by an implicated and also his household, Dharti News has learnt.
The chairman provided the instructions on Feb 25 after the NAB Multan sent the recommendation for approval to NAB head office while consisting of the name of one officer, assistant director Ali Arslan, as charged, to which Mr Arslan challenged the growth in the Lahore High Court.
He mentioned that according to the SOPs/operating technique the features of inquiry/investigation are accomplished by a mixed examination group (CIT), and a CIT is collectively in charge of the conclusion of the inquiry/investigation.
He mentioned that on Feb 19, 2018, NAB DG Vintage Rehman made up a CIT, including him, to penetrate right into the affairs of Tanveer Nusrat, food assessor. The CIT advised upgrading the inquiry right into the investigation, which was done on July 19, 2018.
Throughout this, Tanveer as well as his brother Farrukh Mumtaz affirmed the NAB authorities required bribe with some personal individuals with a grievance, nevertheless, his name (Arslan) was not included in the complaint. The DG authorized a questions on June 14, 2019, versus the exclusive individuals which was later upgraded to an examination by the DG on Dec 5, 2019.
Farrukh says the problem versus Mumtaz was lodged by the very same investigation group which had actually supposedly taken a kickback to shut a corruption instance versus his senior bro Tanvir Nusrat Warraich, the district food examiner of Bahawalpur.
In his issue to the NAB chairman against the officers of the NAB Multan– Added Supervisor (team) Ahmed Mumtaz Bajwa, assistant directors (examination officer) Alim Liaquat, Arslan, and also Faisal Manzoor– Farrukh specified that throughout wheat procurement period of 2017, Bajwa asked his sibling to suit a person with 10,000 gunny bags.
Arslan stated that as a result of the problems of charge framing in the recommendation which is pending adjudication before the responsibility court, Multan, the NAB issued a call-up notice to him on Dec 11, 2020, to show up before the CIT. He appeared before the NAB and submitted a written declaration on Dec 21, 2020.
On Nov 20, 2020, the liability court observed that the accusation in the reference had to do with obtaining illegal gratification for NAB policemans yet none of them was accused in the referral.
Speaking with Dharti News, the NAB chairman stated he had directed the NAB Multan that all police officers in the issue be challaned.