– head of NAB says Kave Moussavi is unrelated with In Great Britain asset recovery solid
ISLAMABAD: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Chairman Judge (retired) Javed Iqbal shocked Accounts Committee (PAC) on Thursday when he declared that man who apologized to former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif had no connection with In Great Britain asset recovery LLC “Broadshit”
Without the direction of the CEO of asset recovery Broadsheet firm Kaveh Moussavi, an anti-corruption watchdog, said Broadsheet had not apologized to Sharif and one someone else did it, adding that he didn’t want go into detail and intervene in politics.
“Broadsheet has not apologized; in one who apologized – it’s someone else – chairman of said the head of the NAB, adding that “essentially, he [Moussavi] has no connection with Large format sheet.
The revelation came during a PKK meeting when Pakistan Muslim League leader Nawaz Khawaja Asif asked Javed Iqbal if he could share breaking of Broad requests over of the year.
Iqbal replied that he was ready to provide complete accident of Widescreen requests but asked to report of Broadcast Sheets Investigation Commission prepared by Supreme Court Justice (Ret.) Azmat Saeed Sheikh, first read how he solved problems in in detail, saying if something was left to get an answer, then he would.
After the report, Asif emphasized that head of Broadsheet apologizes to Sharif on grounds that Broadsheet could not find anything against him, but Iqbal denied the same.
When Asif emphasized that the person who apologized was bound with wide table for long, Iqbal replied that he did not want go into detail and intervene in politics.
After a few seconds, he assured Asif that he would satisfy concerns about the request by providing every detail, but once. again asked for committee report for review. He also explained that Broadsheet had been contacted several years before he took act as chairman of the NAB.
recognizing the fact Asif said he wanted to know how many cases have been registered and investigations have been ordered, convictions have been handed down and how lot recovery was made with in help of Widescreen. “I just want these few details,” he said, to which Iqbal joked that the details he was looking for would be enough. for writing book, assuring that he would provide the same.
Moussavi recently apologized to the Supreme Leader of the PML-N in a video interview. with a private TV channel for accusations of corruption. “We found lot of stolen wealth [linked to others]but I can categorically declare after almost 21 years of investigation that is not one the rupee was associated with Mr. Nawaz Sharif or any member of his family. If a anyone says otherwise they are lying,” he said.
“I don’t hesitate in apologizing to former prime minister for my being party to fraud and scandalous nonsense masquerading in the National Accountability Bureau,” Moussavi said, adding: “NAB is a fraud through and through.”
Contacted Broadsheet former military ruler General Musharraf investigated political opponents, including Sharifov, many years ago.
Amendments to the law on NAB
Meanwhile, Javed Iqbal also spoke about the proposal that new government should bin NAB or amend the Decree on the National Accounting Bureau of 1999, which states that “amendments are always proposed to preserve personal interests and affairs.” in view”.
Iqbal called for his proposals based on his experience should also be adopted if it is finally decided that the law should be changed.
“Introduction of amendments to the Decree on NAB should be based on how lot help will it provide in rooting out corruption,” said Iqbal, “this should not be reason of change it who get how many benefits.”
He said that parliament should strengthen NAB via legislation.
Recently, senior PML-N leader Shahid Khaqan Abbasi urged new government to dissolve NAB, saying its chairman is “totally in control” of former Prime Minister Imran Khan. Abbasi had also advised government hold their officials accountable who allegedly tortured and robbed people for years in PTI mode.
He had also said that the head of the NAB received instructions from the previous government and a member of Imran’s cabinet formerly led bureau chief file false cases against opposition.
Abbasi also predicted that the “weak NAB chairman” would now persecute Imran’s friends, stating that accountability watchdog had failed submit a single statement over alleged corruption in regime of Imran, the addition of facts about the NAB will be brought to light soon.
cases of plea to bargain
In response to a question from GAC Chairman Rana Tanveer, Iqbal said that it is “false impression”, which NAB approved plea bargain, taking only half or little amount of money from the accused, stating that final authority rested with court in plea profitable cases, and everything that was taken from the accused was with OK of Courts.
On allegations that the defendants are still in service regardless of choice for in plea bargain optionIqbal said it was wrong and “you won’t find anyone in service who took plea deal”, as the NAB reported each court order to the relevant authorities. However, he said that NAB is not an executive body.
On Tanveer’s allegations that NAB allegedly continued to be involved in political engineering, Iqbal challenged out the only case where political engineering was evident.
Tanvir named several scandals like LNG, wheat, sugar and drugs said there should be no corner or targeted requests; They should be transparent. It was also agreed that NAB will provide details of “plundered money”through public office holders and recovery made in such cases in in next meeting.
Watchdog against transplantation also told PAC that NAB made recovery of 821 billion rupees, including indirect reimbursement of 500.650 rupees, 198.057 billion rupees. bank loan defaults, Rs 45,914 of imposed court fines and Rs 76,952 via voluntary return and plea to bargain.
Answering a question about recovery in pounds from Malik Riaz of Bahria, Iqbal said. amount recovered from Riaz family in London in November 2019 amounted to around £140 million which was transferred to an account administered by the Supreme Court.
When Asif raised the issue of where criminal revenue ended upIqbal replied that there are institutions in the country which one didn’t dare to look in eyes, including the high court, but it will grant the request if there is time to check the details.