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2 Spanish 1 Venezuelan nabs by the French Customs seizes 2tones of Cocaine

Madrid: Two Spanish smugglers were caught by the French Customs and around 2 tons of cocaine was seized from a boat off Martinique, French authorities said Saturday. France’s Finance Ministry said the Wednesday raid took place 125 miles off the coast of the French Caribbean Island and led to the arrest of three people, one Venezuelan and two Spanish citizens. ... Read More »

Jordan Customs nabs 1 smuggler, seizes 37,000 Captagon pills

AMMAN: The Customs authority stated that its agents arrested a suspect smuggler  in the northern region for allegedly hiding 37,000 Captagon pills that he intended to smuggle to a neighbouring country.“The suspect reportedly pulled out the seeds of thousands of olives and replaced them with Captagon pills wrapped in small plastic bags,” a senior Customs official said. The suspect placed ... Read More »

New Zealand police nab Canadian teenager for drugs smuggling

WELLINGTON: A Canadian teenager arrested for nine years for importing illegal drugs worth almost 2 million NZ dollars (1.52 million U.S. dollars) into New Zealand.  she had also arrested last year. Customs officers arrested her in August last year after they intercepted a package sent to her from Canada of four containers of muscle-building supplements, which had drugs hidden inside. ... Read More »

NAB arrests two persons of Al-Barakah Investment Company over fraud

ISLAMABAD: National Accountability Bureau (NAB), Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Tuesday arrested Badshah Rehman and Naimat Khan in the garb of Islamic mode of financing, “Mudaraba”, with the name of Al-Barakah Investment Company. The accused allegedly cheated public at large and looted approximately Rs 24 million from innocent people fraudulently, said a press release. The persons who have any claim against Al-Barakah ... Read More »

NAB forms committee on FBR to combat corrupt practices

ISLAMABAD: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has constituted a Prevention Committee on Federal Bureau of Revenue (FBR) to identify loopholes in taxation rules and regulations and procedures of Bureau. As per directives of Chairman NAB, Qamar Zaman Chaudhry, the Committee has been formed under Chairmanship of Deputy Chairman NAB and would recommend measures to plug heavy leakages caused through corrupt practices. ... Read More »

NAB arrests TMO Mardan, contractor for causing loss to govt exchequer

ISLAMABAD: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has arrested Tehsil Municipal Officer Mardan Muhammad Aaqil and contractor Sardar Afridi for alleged involvement in illegal award of contracts for collection of two percent immoveable property tax and causing huge loss to the government exchequer. During the course of inquiry, it was revealed that Tehsil Municipal Administration Mardan awarded contract in 2011-12 and 2012-13 ... Read More »

Australian stocks end on positive note, S&P gains 24.9pts

SYDNEY: Australian stocks market has ended its first session for 2015 on a positive note, with increaseas across all sectors. At the close today, the benchmark S & P/ASX200 index was 24.9 points, or 0.46 per cent, higher at 5435.9. The broader All Ordinaries index was up 26.4 points, or 0.49 per cent, at 5415.0. Commence chief economist Craig James ... Read More »

Rs708m fraud case: NAB nails Natover Lease and Refinance CEO for defrauding 200 people

PESHAWAR: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa arrested the Chief Executive Officer Natover Lease and Refinance Limited and Natover International Pvt Ltd over his involvement in Rs708.00 million fraud case. Nadim Hamid Sheikh, Chief Executive of M/s Natover Lease and Refinance Limited illegally collected huge amounts from from the public against unauthorised instruments/ certificated called Repo Security Deposits Receipts (RSDRs)) ... Read More »

NAB, HEC sign MoU to raise awareness among youth against corrupt practices

ISLAMABAD: To create Awareness against the ill effects of corruption among the youth of Pakistan, National Accountability Bureau (NAB) in collaboration with Higher Education Commission (HEC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to make collaborated efforts to root out corruption from the society. For this purpose, a ceremony was held at Higher Education Commission Office, H-9, Islamabad. The Honorable Deputy ... Read More »

NAB orders probe into irregularities in Clean Drinking Water project

ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has ordered an inquiry in the Clean Drinking Water for All in order to ascertain facts and those who are allegedly involved in the irregularities/corruption be brought to justice for causing huge loss to the national exchequer. NAB had received a complaint in which it is alleged that massive corruption had been committed in ... Read More »

NAB apprehends accused in Rs 701 million modarba case

ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB), Rawalpindi has taken custody of Khan Muhammad of Abdullah Traders, the main accused in Rs 701 million modarba case on charges of corruption, corrupt practices and cheating public at large in the ploy of Islamic mode of investment. During investigation, it transpired that the accused person in connivance with each other induced public at ... Read More »

NAB investigates Metro Bus Project, 118-kanal land scam

ISLAMABAD: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has launched inquiry into allotment of 118 kanal land of forest department by CDA to private company of a key political figure at Sangjani and disappearance of record of this land from respective office. NAB, at initial stage has included former member environment of CDA Mian Wahid ud Din, Director General Environment Sheikh Suleman, Assistant ... Read More »

NAB investigates 118-kanal Forest land scam, Metro Bus Project

ISLAMABAD: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has launched inquiry into allotment of 118 kanal land of forest department by CDA to private company of a key political figure at Sangjani and disappearance of record of this land from respective office. NAB, at initial stage has included former member environment of CDA Mian Wahid ud Din, Director General Environment Sheikh Suleman, Assistant ... Read More »

NAB authorizes inquiry against Customs director

LAHORE: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Wednesday authorized an inquiry against Akhlaq Ahmed Khattak, Director Customs Department, Peshawar in an Executive Board Meeting (EBM) held at its Headquarters, Islamabad. Sources said Chairman NAB Qamar Zaman Chaudhry presided over the meeting. The accused Customs director is alleged for accumulating assets beyond known sources of income. The Executive Board Meeting also ... Read More »

Customs agents seek transfer of NATO container cases to Peshawar

PESHAWAR: The customs clearing and forwarding agents have requested the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) chairman to transfer the NATO container disappearance cases from Karachi to Peshawar due to travelling issues. The agents also claimed that there is still no progress in the cases due to political involvement and NAB has so far been unsuccessful in proving the accusation of container ... Read More »

Rs60b tax evasion: LHC seeks reply from FBR, NAB, FIA

MULTAN: The Lahore High Court Multan Bench directed the chairmen of the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) and the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) and the director general of the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) to submit a report on alleged tax evasion of Rs60 billion by a private firm. Mian Muhammad Ghaffar of the Public Revenue Protection Company filed a petition ... Read More »