ISLAMABAD, June 7 (TNS): The top court on Thursday rejected a petition filed by Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz (PML-N) seeking the removal of National Accountability Bureau (NAB) chairman Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal from his post.
The decision came during a brief in-chamber session conducted by Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar over the petition filed by PML-N leader Noor Ahmed Awan.
Awan had filed a constitutional petition against the NAB chairman in the Supreme Court on May 12.
The petition stated that the accountability bureau had released a press statement on May 8 which stated that former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was involved in transferring money to India.
NAB had issued a press release stating that will probe alleged laundering of $4.9 billion to India by Nawaz and others.