NAB has recovered Rs 262 billion since 2000: Chairman
Qamar Zaman Chaudhary says ten months timeline has been fixed from receiving a complaint till filing the case in the NAB courts
Chairman National Accountability Bureau Qamar Zaman Chaudhary says the Organization has recovered and deposited 262 billion rupees corruption money in the national exchequer since its inception in 2000.
He was addressing a seminar on 'Right to Information and Whistle Blower Protection' organised by NAB in collaboration with Transparency International in Islamabad today.
The Chairman said there is a provision of plea bargain in the NAB laws. Referring to some important cases, he said NAB has recovered seven billion rupees in corruption cases relating to Rental Power Projects and out of twelve cases, six references have been sent to courts.
He said we have also recovered one billion rupees from two billion rupees weapons scam in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. He said the IG at that time is still in jail.
Qamar Zaman said one hundred and fifty-two references were filed in courts during last year.
He said ten months timeline has been fixed from receiving the complaints till filing the case in the NAB courts. Previously, the process was open-ended.
He said it was decided that all the complaints received till 2013 will be disposed of till 30th of this month.