SHC directs NAB to continue inquiries against Sindh officials

Dunya News

The accountability bureau has been ordered not to reveal its final report.

KARACHI (Dunya News) – The Sindh High Court (SHC) has on Wednesday directed the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to continue its inquiries against the officials of Sindh government including Members Provincial Assembly (MPAs) and bureaucrats.

The accountability bureau has been ordered to continue the work but not reveal its final report until the court’s verdict comes. SHC has issued notices of August 22 to all parties of the case, and adjourned the hearing till then.

Let it be known that opposition parties, including Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P), Pakistan Muslim League-Functional (PML-F), and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) had jointly challenged the National Accountability Ordinance (NAO) 1999 Repeal Bill, 2017 (now Act) through their petition.

The bill was recently enacted by the provincial government of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), and had barred NAB to take action against the officials of Singh government.