NAB to oppose relief under amended NAB ordinance - Pakistan Today

NAB to oppose relief under amended NAB ordinance

ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has decided to oppose the accused seeking relief under the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Amendment Ordinance 2019.

President Arif Alvi on Dec 27 last year, promulgated the NAB (Amendment) Ordinance 2019.

According to sources, the NAB legal team has prepared the bureau’s reply to the acquittal petitions of the accused, sources privy to the development said.

It was learnt that the anti-graft watchdog will oppose former prime minister Raja Pervez Ashraf’s bail in the rental power case.

NAB has already submitted its response in the bail plea of Abdul Ghani Majeed. Bail pleas of Liaquat Jatoi, Akram Durrani and others will also be opposed by the NAB.

It may be noted that around 100 graft suspects have sought relief under the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Amendment Ordinance 2019.



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