NAB files reference; who blackmailed Chairman NAB
LAHORE: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) filed a reference against a gang of frauds who allegedly blackmailed the Chairman NAB.
NAB filed a 630-page reference in Accountability Court, nominating Muhammad Farooq and his wife Tayaba Gull as accused persons.
“Accompanying Hadayat Ullah, Saba Hamid, Safdar Hussain, Muhammad Asif, Muhammad Zahid Iqbal and Niaz Ahmed, Farooq involved with his wife to attract and deceive people,” Investigation discovered.
“Investigation was carried out against the accused after getting complaints,” Reference stated.
Adding accused collected millions of rupees from them through corrupt, dishonest and illegal practices and hence gained illegal monetary advantage.
After initial hearing, Judge Jawadul Hassan issued notices to the suspects and the investigation officer to turn up on next hearing on May 17.
“The accused persons lured the complainants on the pretext and promise to fulfill their various requirements and extracted huge amounts from them. The accused persons defrauded/cheated the complainants on the pretext of processing their visas, installation of towers of mobile companies, to get them relief in [NAB] cases and to purchase cheaper bulldozers for them.”
A total of 36 witnesses have been listed to testify against the accused in the case.