Wednesday , January 29 2020

NAB recovered 1.50 trillion rupees last year

NAB

ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has recovered 1.50 trillion from corrupt elements through 206 references filed in various accountability courts.

Presiding over a meeting to review the performance of the Anti-Corruption Institute in 2019, Chairman NAB Javed Iqbal said that due to scientific investigations, the conviction rate in corruption cases was 70%.

He said that this performance could be further improved by reviewing complaints and inquiries under the Command and Investigation System.

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Justice Retired, Javed Iqbal said that NAB’s first priority is to reach the logical end to mega-corruption cases and to recover the lost wealth.

He appreciated NAB’s overall performance in 2019 and directed all director generals to verify complaints and conduct inquiries within a period of 10 months as per law.

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