Javed Iqbal says NAB not linked to any party

Lahore: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) chairman Javed Iqbal on Wednesday said that the anti-graft watchdog has no relation with any political party but its commitment is only with the state of Pakistan. The anti-graft agency chief visited Bureau’s Lahore office where he was given detailed briefing on mega-corruption cases. Addressing the meeting attended by the Investigation Officers and prosecutors, he said that the Bureau is performing it duties according to the law, adding that the investigation officers take the investigations to logical end against corrupt elements on the basis of concrete evidence. Javed Iqbal said that the sole aim of the NAB is to recover looted money from corrupt elements, while taking the corrupt elements to justice. He said that the Bureau believes in taking care of everybody s respect and more facilities were being provided to the accused than jail manual. The NAB chief went on to say that the anti-graft agency doesn’t believe in any kind of torture, adding that the investigations into white-collar crime are based on concrete evidence for which the Bureau’s officers are given regular courses.