LAHORE: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) chairman Justice (r) Javed Iqbal on Friday said that there was nothing to be afraid of if the hands are clean.
Addressing a ceremony in Lahore on Friday, he said that the investigations are closed if allegations aren’t proved, adding that the decision also issued through press release.
“The watchdog doesn’t have a biased or discriminatory policy,” the NAB chairman said and added our sole aim is to serve the public.
Justice (r) Javed Iqbal said that country’s people have become sensible now, adding that the anti-graft agency will not let corruption flourish in the country.
Our ever step would be in accordance with the decisions of Supreme Court and High Courts’, he said, adding that there was nothing to afraid, if your hands are clean.
Earlier, the NAB had ordered an inquiry against former premier Nawaz Sharif for alleged laundering of $4.9 billion to India.
The Bureau’s chairman had ordered the investigation against Sharif and other officials while taking notice of media reports.
The statement of the NAB claims that the amount was laundered to the Indian finance ministry after which Indian foreign exchange reserves witnessed an increase and Pakistan suffered as a result.
It is worth here to mention that Nawaz Sharif, his daughter and apparent political heir Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Capt (rtd) Safdar are currentlty appearing before an accountability court in Islamabad in three corruption references filed by anti-graft watchdog on orders of Supreme Court (SC).