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NAB Decides to Approach SC Against Langu, Raisani Bail

The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has decided on Tuesday to approach Supreme Court against the granting bail to former finance secretary Mushtaq Raisani and ex-finance adviser to chief minister Khalid Langove in a mega corruption case.
The Balochistan High Court (BHC) on Monday accepted the bail pleas of former finance secretary Mushtaq Raisani and ex-finance adviser to chief minister Khalid Langove in a mega corruption case.
The BHC’s divisional bench, comprising Justice Jamal Khan Mandokhail and Justice Zaheeruddin Kakar, hearing the case set the bail at Rs5 million each.
On the other hand, the meeting of NAB executive board held with the chair of NAB chairman Justice retired Javed Iqbal and issue of arrest of alleged suspects in mega corruption cases came under discussion.
Addressing to officials, Chairman NAB vowed that NAB did not believe in biased action but follow the random action on the basis of concrete evidence and as per law as their arrest will be made accordingly.“NAB arrests the alleged accused after reviewing their involvement in serious crimes, their role, reasons of arrest, fear of accused escape to abroad and other legal aspects,” he clarified adding that on the basis of said points accountability court grant remand for further investigation.
He also mentioned that during the investigation against any accused he or she has been given full opportunity to defend against the allegations levelled on him or her.
“At the moment NAB using its all energies to investigate mega corruption cased rather waste time on small-scale corruption cases,” anti-graft watchdog head said.