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  • NAB not likely to arrest Sharif, his children & Dar

    ISLAMABAD: Arrest of ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his children and Finance Minister Ishaq Dar after filing of references against them by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) is unlikely because of a loophole in the National Accountability Ordinance (NAO) which governs NAB and accountability courts...

    A NAB spokesperson told Dawn on Tuesday that “in compliance with the directions of the Supreme Court’s judgement of July 28,...

  • Sindh Assembly slams NAB over Sharjeel’s arrest

    KARACHI: The Sindh Assembly on Wednesday condemned what it called the biased attitude of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) as was demonstrated during the arrest of MPA Sharjeel Memon and called upon the federal government to adopt a “uniform policy about its judicial system” throughout Pakistan and strictly follow it...

    The demand was made in a resolution tabled by Khursheed Junejo and signed by over six MPAs of the Pakistan...

  • NAB team visits Jati Umra to serve Sharif children's arrest warrants, returns unsuccessful

    A National Accountability Bureau (NAB) team on Friday was unable to deliver arrest warrants issued against the Sharif children — Hassan, Hussain and Maryam — at their Jati Umra residence...

    An accountability court had on Tuesday issued bailable arrest warrants for Nawaz Sharif's children and son-in-law Mohammad Safdar after they failed to appear before it despite repeated summons...

  • Comments sought on Sharjeel’s plea against possible arrest by NAB

    KARACHI: The Sindh High Court on Tuesday sought comments from a federal law officer on a petition of former Sindh information minister and Pakistan Peoples Party leader Sharjeel Inam Memon requesting the court to restrain the National Accountability Bureau from arresting him...

    Mr Memon had filed two petitions in the SHC seeking the removal of his name from the Exit Control List (ECL) and against his possible arrest by NAB on his...

  • Sindh’s top bureaucrat gets interim pre-arrest bail after NAB notice

    KARACHI: Apprehension of arrest by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) finally took the provincial government’s top bureaucrat to the Sindh High Court that approved his interim pre-arrest bail on Wednesday...

    Chief Secretary Siddique Memon, a career bureaucrat now in Grade-21, obtained anticipatory bail after NAB served on him a call-up notice for investigation against him for allegedly allotting six acres in Karachi illegally in...

  • KP NAB claims arrest of four in illegal land transfer case

    PESHAWAR: A press release issued by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) claimed the arrest of four members of the Provincial Revenue Ministry in an illegal land transfer case...

    In 2009 the director of NFRO Bahawalpur sent an application stating that about 1,976 kanals land allotted to Pakistan Navy was not cultivable...

  • NAB decides to approach Interpol for Ishaq Dar's arrest

    National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Thursday decided to approach the Interpol for the arrest of former finance minister Ishaq Dar who is currently in London, DawnNews reported...

    The decision was taken during a meeting of the NAB’s Executive Board presided by NAB Chairman retired Justice Javed Iqbal...

  • Sharjeel Memon's arrest in line with law, NAB tells court

    The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Tuesday in a reply to PPP MNA Sharjeel Inam Memon's contempt of court petition against the anti-corruption watchdog maintained that the former minister's arrest outside the Sindh High Court (SHC) was within the bounds of the law...

    Memon was taken into custody by a NAB team on Oct 23 after the Sindh High Court (SHC) rejected his bail plea in a corruption case pertaining to the award of...

  • NAB decides not to arrest any election candidate

    ISLAMABAD: The Natio­nal Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Wednesday gave some relief to the election candidates facing corruption cases by deferring their arrest until after polling day on July 25...

    This decision was made in a meeting of the executive board of NAB presided over by the bureau’s chairman retired Justice Javed Iqbal...

  • NAB fails to arrest Safdar, plans to get warrants

    ISLAMABAD: The Natio­nal Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Friday failed to arrest any of the Sharifs after the pronouncement of the accountability court’s verdict in the Avenfield property reference despite having received an original certified copy of the judgement...

    While former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz were in the United Kingdom when the court in Islamabad awarded the sentence, his son-in-law retired...

  • NAB obtains arrest warrants for Nawaz, Mayram and Safdar

    The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Saturday obtained arrest warrants of PML-N supremo Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam and son-in-law retired Capt Safdar, a spokesperson of the bureau said...

    Take a look: 'I am coming to Pakistan to face prison,' says defiant Nawaz after convictionBesides, a NAB team has already left for Mansehra, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, to arrest Safdar, the spokesperson said, adding that the caretaker...

  • NAB weighing two options to arrest Nawaz, Maryam

    LAHORE: To save it from the kind of embarrassment it faced in the arrest episode of retired Capt Mohammad Safdar, the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) is weighing two options to arrest ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz upon their arrival at the Lahore airport on Friday...

    In the first option, NAB may write to the caretaker government seeking a helicopter to shift Mr Sharif and Maryam to Islamabad...

  • NAB warns against creating hurdles in way of former PM’s arrest

    ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has warned those intending to welcome former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam upon their arrival in Lahore from London on Friday against creating “any obstacle in the arrest of the convicted persons”...

    In a press release issued on Thursday, the bureau stated that “chairman NAB retired Justice Javed Iqbal has said that the accountability court’s verdict in the...

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