December 27, 2017
There are over 1,000 corruption cases currently pending in different accountability courts of Pakistan. The country’s apex anti-corruption watchdog National Accountability Bureau (NAB) wants the cases to be heard at the earliest.
The Express Tribune reported that NAB Chairman Justice (Retd) Javed Iqbal, in a meeting at the headquarters on Tuesday, said 347 corruption references from the Lahore Bureau were currently under trial. Moreover, 275 references were from NAB Karachi, 185 references were from NAB Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, 97 were from NAB Balochistan, 171 were from NAB Rawalpindi, 34 references were from NAB Multan and 29 corruption references were from NAB Sukkur.