Thursday, August 18, 2022

Acting Chairman NAB went to court against PAC

Acting Chairman NAB Zahir Shah challenged the powers of the Public Accounts Committee in the Islamabad High Court.

In the petition filed in the court, it was held that on June 24, the committee exceeded its jurisdiction. The committee had sought details of the assets of NAB officers and had indicated action against former chairman Javed Iqbal.

Acting Chairman NAB Zahir Shah challenged the meeting minutes of PAC in the Islamabad High Court and made the Secretary Parliamentary Affairs, Secretary National Assembly, Chairman Public Accounts Committee, Additional Secretary Public Accounts Committee and Deputy Director Public Accounts Committee parties in the petition. has gone

The petition stated that on June 24, 2022, the Public Accounts Committee had exceeded its jurisdiction. The court declares the proceedings of the minutes of the meeting of July 7, 2022 null and void. The court under its constitutional jurisdiction should restrain the Public Accounts Committee from taking any action.

On the other hand, the application of Acting Chairman NAB Zahir Shah has been scheduled for hearing tomorrow with objections. Acting Chief Justice Amir Farooq will hear the application with objections tomorrow.

Apart from this, in the case of DG NAB Lahore Major (Rtd) Shehzad Saleem’s application against the summoning of the Public Accounts Committee, Tayyaba Gul, the woman who made allegations of harassment, reached the Islamabad High Court to become a party in the case, where she filed a formal application. has done

Islamabad High Court will also hear the application of DG NAB Lahore tomorrow. The court has sought assistance from the Attorney General if the application is admissible. Acting Chief Justice Islamabad High Court Justice Amir Farooq will hold the hearing tomorrow.

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