NAB order probe into alleged corruption in Nandipur power project



LAHORE, June 13 (TNS): National Accountability Bureau (NAB) chairman Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal on Wednesday ordered an investigation into alleged corruption in Nandipur power project.

The accountability bureau directed the probe in light of a Supreme Court order to examine corruption allegations with reference to the findings of the one-man commission of former Justice Rehmat Hussain Jafri on the Nandipur power project.

As per a notification issued by the anti-graft watchdog, the NAB chairman has asked director general NAB Lahore to conduct the investigation.

A three-judge Supreme Court bench headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar had ordered NAB to probe alleged corruption in the power project on June 7.

During the proceedings, the CJP asked how long the file related to the project would remain pending in the law ministry.