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NAB recovers Rs. 518mn in Karachi alone: annual report

Karachi: National Accountability Bureau’s (NAB) Karachi office has revealed its annual performance report, according to which 100% complaints are addressed.

The report told NAB Karachi office received 10,311 complaints over the span of one year, out of which ‘more than 10,000 complaints’ were successfully resolved.

The report highlighted that around 160 people were arrested who were involved in illegal activities

Out of 397 total inquiries 104 were conducted whereas the anti-graft watchdog completed its investigations in 41 out of 189 cases, told the report.

NAB Karachi’s spokesperson told that NAB Karachi office in 2018 filed 46 references in the accountability court in Karachi. In 33 cases, the prosecution won in obtaining a conviction, which is a satisfactory percentage. The convicts, said the spokesperson, were sentenced to plea-bargain. As a result of which 518mn were recovered from the convicts.

The bureau in 2018 also released 10,000 acres of state land in district Jamshoro. The land is worth approximately Rs. 50bn.

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