NAB is going beyond its mandate: Nawaz Sharif

NAB is going beyond its mandate: Nawaz Sharif

Islamabad (Staff Report): Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday said that National Accountability Bureau’s (NAB) is going beyond its mandate in several areas.

Nawaz Sharif attended the hearing of corruption cases against him, in the Accountability Court and interacted with media today.

The former premier said that laws made by dictators need to be abolished as the time has come to decide whether the country will be run by laws made by dictators or those made by democratic governments.

He asserted that the sooner laws of dictator can be purged from the Constitution the better it will be.

Nawaz Sharif also appreciated Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi’s statement on Wednesday on the NAB probe against him.

During his talk Nawaz announced that he will hold a special press conference at the Punjab House today over the NAB’s controversial new probe against him.

It is pertinent to remember that on Tuesday (May 8, 2018), NAB ordered an inquiry against former premier Nawaz and others for allegedly laundering $4.9 billion to India.

The chairman NAB statement took notice of a media report which made the claims citing a World Bank report. However, the World Bank has made it clear that its report doesn’t mention names or amounts neither does it allege money laundering.