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Govt Forms Four-member Committee To Probe Broadsheet Scandal

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Shibli Faraz announced on Tuesday that the federal cabinet has formed an inquiry committee on the Broadsheet scandal which will complete its inquiry in 45 days.

Addressing a press conference along with Minister for Science Fawad Chaudhary and Minister for Human Rights Shireen Mazari here in Islamabad, Shibli Faraz said federal cabinet meeting has formed an inquiry committee in light of recommendations presented to PM Imran Khan regarding the Broadsheet scandal.

“Newly formed inquiry committee will find out main characters who illegally benefitted themselves,” said Shibli Faraz, adding the committee will submit its report in 45 days.

He further said that the committee will be comprised of a former judge of the High Court or Supreme Court, a senior officer from FIA, Attorney General Office and any officer nominated by Prime Minister Imran Khan.

Cabinet has decided to hold a thorough investigation into the Broadsheet scandal in order to expose the elements involved in looting the national wealth, he added.

Shibli briefed media that the matter related to the probe into Broadsheet revelations has also come into discussion during the meeting.

The minister said that in light of the committee’s recommendations strict action will be taken against the culprits who looted the national exchequer.