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Deputy Prosecutor General NAB safe in firing incident


Shiraz ShaikhWeb Editor

09th Aug, 2019. 12:53 am
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Muzaffar Abbasi firing incident

Deputy Prosecutor General National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Muzaffar Abbasi is said to be safe in a firing incident.

According to the details, the firing incident took place outside Muzaffar Abbasi residence in sector I-8 Islamabad.

Deputy Prosecutor NAB was barely safe in the firing incident.

Police arrived at the scene soon after the report was given of the incident. Police is taking further investigation at the crime scene.

High officials of NAB also have taken the notice of the incident.

While talking exclusively to Bol News, Muzaffar Abbasi said that fire shots came from unidentified direction.

Muzaffar Abbasi further said that he came out of the house with his kids to see off a guest. Thank God no one was hurt in the incident.

Muzaffar Abbasi is currently lawyer of Nab in LNG case, and was also prosecutor in Panama case.

Previously, Prosecutor Nayyer Rizvi was also attacked in a similar incident.

After that incident chairman NAB requested Inspector General (IG) Islamabad to provide security to NAB officials.

But no such security was provided due to which firing incident happened again at Muzaffar Abbasi.

Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was also ousted due to emergence of Panama papers.

Previously in LNG case Former Premier and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Shahid Khaqan Abbasi was arrested by National Accountability Bureau (NAB).

NAB had summoned Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on July 18 in the LNG case.

He was en-route to Lahore to attend a news conference by PML-N President Shehbaz Sharif when he was arrested.

As per the arrest warrant, Abbasi is “accused of commission of the offence of corruption and corrupt practices under Section 9(a) of National Accountability Ordinance (NAO), 1999.”

NAB Chairman retired Justice Javed Iqbal directed the former premier’s arrest under Section 18(e) and Section 24(a) of the NAO.

Abbasi “shall be produced before the court for authorization of detention for such period as may be necessary for finalization of the investigation,” the arrest warrant added.

Senior PML-N leader and former minister Ahsan Iqbal confirmed that Abbasi was taken into custody by the anti-graft body from near Lahore Toll Plaza.