Former Pakistani prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Thursday became the latest opposition figure to be targeted under the government of his successor Imran Khan.
The Islamabad High Court (IHC) ruled on Tuesday that the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) required custody of former president and Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) supremo Asif Ali Zardari and his sister Faryal Talpur.
The Lahore chapter of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) served notices to two daughters and first wife of leader of the opposition in the National Assembly Shahbaz Sharif to appear before it next week. The Sharif family said that the NAB teams raided the residences of these ladies. However, the NAB denied that raids were conducted.
National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Chairman Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal said on Sunday that his investigators would not summon businessmen, bureaucrats and women to their offices for inquiry in future.
The government has directed all federal ministries and institutions and the governments of four provinces, Azad Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan to submit by Sept.1 the declarations of assets held and acquired by their employees during the fiscal year ending June 30, 2019.
In separate office memorandums, the government also notified 15 per cent ad hoc relief allowance (ARA) to the officers in management grades, besides extending the benefit of 5-10pc ARA to selective corporations and autonomous bodies.
She had been given a questionnaire based on six questions, which she was due to answer. As she did not show, the NAB team went to the Kot Lakhpat Jail and arrested her from there.
The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has accused Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Vice President Maryam Nawaz of involvement in anti-state propaganda supporting the nefarious designs of the enemies of Pakistan.
The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Monday granted bail to Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Vice President and daughter of deposed prime minister Nawaz Sharif, Maryam Nawaz, who was arrested by the National Accountability Bureau on Aug.8 in the Chaudhry Sugar Mills case.
Prime Minister Imran Khan has vowed not to retreat or succumb to any pressure over the issue of the newly promulgated National Accountability (second amendment) Ordinance 2019
Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal did not appear before the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Monday. He said the call-up notice served to him by the anti-corruption watchdog is “unconstitutional and illegal.”