LAHORE: Chaudhry Qamar Zaman Chairman NAB has disclosed an astounding figure of Rs 285 Billions which has been so far recovered and added back to national treasury after Plea Bargains made by NAB, perhaps giving a clarification regarding the infamous Mushtaq Raissani Plea Bargain.
NAB chief was addressing to a ceremony organised by All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS) in the provincial capital.In his speech, he said that NAB was intervened lesser in tenure of former dictator, Pervez Musharraf than it has been in tenures of democratic governments.
Chairpersons of the bureau were replaced at least four times in years following the tenure of Musharraf, he added.While talking about plea bargain in Balochistan corruption case involving Mushatq Raisani, he said that at least Rs 3.3 billion have been recovered. Qamaruz Zaman said that around 70 percent cases out of 179 mega scandals were concluded.He also said that plea for red warrant of Kamran Kiyani was accepted by the court.
However, while answering a question regarding cases against politicians, Chairman of NAB said that ‘politicians come and go.’