PML-N to take legal action against NAB chairman

Islamabad Politics Report/Moazzam Raza Tabassam: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz has decided to take legal action against Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal, the chairperson of National Accountability Bureau.

Comminting on lastest prob against him during PML-N CEC meeting at Punjab House islamabad, Nawaz Shairf said NAB truned into prejudiced department , reitarted that if the NAB chairman does not apologise , he will be force to take legal action.

Pakistan Muslim League-N supremo Nawaz Sharif claimed that NAB chairman is taking revenge in the name of “accountability”.

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, PML-N President Shehbaz Sharif, Raja Zafar ul Haq, Sardar Mehtab Abbasi, Ayaz Sadiq were attending the meeting.

Also in attendance were Maryam Nawaz, Marriyum Aurangzeb, Saad Rafique, Mushahid Hussain, AJK Prime Minister Farooq Haider, Barjees Tahir, Pervaiz Rashid and Rana Sanaullah, among others.

Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif said on Friday that he will not take a step back on the issue of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) chairman.

On Thursday in a press conference, Nawaz had demanded the NAB chairman to present proof of money-laundering against him within 24 hours or resign.

He made the remarks following NAB’s decision to probe alleged laundering of $4.9 billion to India by Nawaz and others.

Following the NAB statement, the World Bank had refuted the media report on which it was based, stating that its Remittances and Migration Report did not mention money laundering or name individuals.

Talking with reporters inside the accountability court hearing corruption cases against him earlier today, the sacked premier said how much worse can things get now, adding that such situations did not even occur during dictatorships.

Referring to the NAB chairman’s recent decision to launch a money-laundering probe against the former premier, Nawaz said this is not a minor issue but a serious matter.

Those who disqualified me from Parliament for life and then denied me from party presidency should think about what they are doing to the country, Nawaz Said.

Nawaz also said that he spoke with Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi yesterday about the ongoing situation in the country.

Sharing a story, Nawaz said an SP in Rajanpur once admonished a constable over poor cleanliness, saying he would be transferred for laxity. “The constable shot back saying his superior can do as he pleases since there is no police station after Rajanpur and no rank below constable,” Nawaz added.

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