ISLAMABAD - National Accountability Bureau (NAB) in a move to increase its efficiency level has decided to filter all the complaints, lodged with it, with care and objectivity to get rid of fake or baseless complaints as the bureau believes that such complaints not only waste time but also disfigure its image, The Nation learnt.
Official sources in NAB Tuesday informed that Chairman NAB Qamar Zaman Chaudhry, has given such directions to all the wings and regions in a high level meetings held with the senior officers of the premier anticorruption watch dog.
The NAB regions have been directed that all Complaint Verifications (CVs) Inquiries and Investigations must be completed within the given timeline and for gearing up efforts for the court cases to be pursued proactively to achieve maximum results.
The sources said that different enteritis and wings have also come under the scanner as the NAB Chairman has directed to conduct wing wise inspection to make a comparison of their efficiency and weaknesses. Sources said that special vigilance teams would carry out random checks of the cases at different stages including complaints, inquiries, investigations and prosecution.
Earlier, the NAB Chief directed through a new action plan that concept of the combined investigation team (CITs) must be strengthened and implemented in letter and spirit for early finalization of cases while ensuring quality of investigation and prosecution.
The Chairman also directed that uniformity in working of all the Regional NABs must be ensured. It has also been noticed with concern that case diaries are not maintained meticulously.
He directed that special focus should be given to awareness and prevention activities, to spread the massage against corruption.
The Chairman NAB is also holding detailed meeting with Prosecutors of NAB to emphasize upon them the critical importance of vigorous Prosecution as he believes that no amount of hard work in preparation of a case will be fruitful if these cases are not effectively presented and prosecuted in the Court of Law. For this purpose, chairman has desired more effective linkage between investigation and prosecution to achieve satisfactory results.
NAB KP hands over
Rs1.446m cheque to BISE DIK
Shahzad Saleem, director general NAB Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, handed over a cheque of Rs 1.446 million to Fazal Rabi, chairman Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (BISE), DI Khan, here on Tuesday.
The amount was recovered by NAB KP in the case of illegal purchase of land executed by Noor Muhammad, ex-chairman BISE DI Khan.
The NAB (KP) received a complaint from the provincial government against the ex-chairman BISE DI Khan and others regarding corruption and corrupt practices in acquisition/ purchase of land for BISE DI Khan office. The director general NAB (KP) authorised inquiry against the guilty.
The NAB in the case has already recovered and handed over Rs 72 million to BISE DI Khan. Furthermore, main accused Noor Muhammad has already been arrested in the abovementioned case.