SC orders should be implemented in letter and spirit, says NAB chairman


ISLAMABAD: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Chairman Justice Javed Iqbal reviewed the implementation status of decisions taken by the Supreme Court (SC) of Pakistan in the bureau’s cases and ordered that the directives of SC should be implemented in letter and spirit.

He said this while chairing a meeting at the bureau’s headquarters here on Thursday

The meeting was attended by NAB’s deputy chairman, prosecutor general accountability and other senior officers of the bureau.

Justice Javed Iqbal directed to constitute a committee for ensuring the implementation SC’s directives and said that no laxity would be tolerated in this regard. He directed operations and prosecution divisions to pursue the under trial cases in respective accountability courts with complete preparation and on the basis of solid evidence as per law.

Besides filing references in accountability courts, looted money would be recovered through vigorous prosecution as per law so that the corrupt should be brought to justice. The recovered looted money will be deposited in the national exchequer.