MULTAN-Director NAB Multan Abdul Hafeez Khan disclosed on Tuesday NAB had launched an anti corruption drive which would run between November 27 and December 12.
Addressing a news conference here at Multan Press Club, he informed that record of Multan Metro Bus project has been sought by the bureau on corruption reports.
He expressed his hope that the NAB would complete investigation into Multan metro case in 10 months. He ruled out any possibility of the Punjab Government’s influencing on the investigation process of the case.
He was of the opinion that the situation would have been different, had the media not been free. He said that the NAB got state lands vacated from the illegal occupants and its war against corruption is gaining further momentum. He disclosed that the NAB is also going to launch an awareness campaign to make the masses aware of disaster of corruption.
He said that the NAB worked according to the law and it made decisions on merit. To a query, he said that the Wapda Town Phase-111 corruption case is in the court and NAB had sent its record to the court.
Assistant Director NAB Multan Malik Waheed was also present on this occasion.
ALLEGED TERRORISTS REMANDED IN CUSTODY
An anti-terrorism court remanded five alleged terrorists into police custody for 20 days on Tuesday. The Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) produced the accused before the court and sought physical remand.
The alleged terrorists identified as Abu Bakkar, Abuzar, Noman, Mobeen and Arsalan had been caught by the CTD in a raid from Binda Sandeela area on Monday. Police recovered five hand grenades, one pistol and bullets from their possession. CTD claimed that they were planning to attack sensitive installations in Multan.