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NAB Ordered To Complete Inquiries Against SA Speaker Within 4 Weeks

KARACHI: Sindh High Court on Wednesday ordered National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to wrap up its inquiries against Sindh Assembly speaker Agha Siraj Durrani within four weeks.

As per details, SHC resumed hearing on appeal terming provincial assembly speaker’s arrest ‘illegal’ to grant him bail.

NAB officer, when asked by the court, apprised that the first phase of investigation into inquiries against Agha Siraj has concluded and further probe is underway.

To this, the court directed NAB Director to conclude their investigations before May 29.

Giving respite of four weeks, judge-bench affirmed that judgment will be announced on basis of tabled witnesses if NAB fails to complete its investigation before four weeks end.

It is to be noted that Agha Siraj Durrani was arrested by Anti-graft watchdogs on April 20 for illegal recruitments, embezzlement in construction of Sindh Assembly’s building and possessing assets beyond known sources of income.