Fake call-up notice: SHC summons D.G. NAB Karachi on April 16
KARACHI: The Sindh High Court (SHC) summoned director general National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Karachi on April 16, over a fake call-up notice allegedly issued to a citizen.
A two-judge bench headed by SHC Chief Justice Ahmed Ali M Shaikh rejected report by the bureau’s investigation officer Gul Afridi who also appeared in court hearing.
Chief Justice Shaikh said that court can order the FIA to inquire into incident.
NAB prosecutor said that NAB have no objection, court could order any investigation agency for probe.
It was disclosed that accused was called from telephone of the Hyderabad registrar office after the call-up notice.
NAB lawyer told the bench that only DDO coordination can issue summon of an accused.
He said investigation officer Gul Afridi could not be held responsible for the matter, the bureau has itself wrote to the DIG Police Hyderabad for investigation of the matter.
The investigation officer said he has nothing to do with the fake Whatsapp message, he was already transferred.
In an earlier hearing, accused Shamshad Ali’s lawyer informed the bench that the call-up notice issued to his client by NAB is fake.