Purchase of 73 vehicles: Another NAB reference against Sharif approved

ISLAMABAD: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has approved 11 corruption references against various people, including former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his principal secretary Fawad Hassan Fawad, PML-N leader Ahsan Iqbal and others.
The approval was granted during the NAB’s executive board meeting, which met here on Thursday with Chairman Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal in the chair.
Nawaz Sharif, foreign secretary Aizaz Ahmed Chaudhry, and ex-director general of Intelligence Bureau Khalid Sultan have been accused of inflicting a loss of around Rs2 billion on national exchequer on procuring 73 security vehicles, and misuse of power.
A reference against Ahsan Iqbal and others for enhancing scope of the Narowal Sports City from Rs30 million to Rs3 billion.
The NAB session also approved an accountability reference against former federal secretary of interior Shahid Khan.
Moreover, the executive board approved a corruption reference against former chairman NPF Muhammad Rafique Hassan and other accused.
The NAB meeting approved another reference against the officials of the Punjab Sports Board, former D.G. Sports Usman Anwar, Wilayat Ali Shah and others.
NAB executive board approved an accountability reference against former chairman CDA Farkhand Iqbal and others. The accused were allegedly involved in misuse of authority, the bureau said in its statement. – TLTP

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