RAWALPINDI: The NAB’s executive board on Thursday approved the launch of two fresh inquiries and three references, the accountability watchdog said. According to a press release, the board, chaired by NAB Chairman Javed Iqbal, approved a probe against Ghulam Mohammad, former secretary of the Balochistan communication and works department, and other officials and contractors.
The NAB’s top brass also approved an investigation against Asghar Shaikh, former director general of the Larkana Development Authority and others.
The accountability watchdog also decided to file a reference against Haji Gulbar Khan, former health minister of Gilgit-Baltistan, Zamurd Khan, former conservator Gilgit forest department, Haji Naseeb Khan, Abdul Samad, Mohammad Qasim and others.
They are accused of abusing their powers and illegally issuing passes to seven contractors for cutting and transporting trees, causing a loss of almost Rs45.73m rupees to the national exchequer.—ONLINE