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SC questions NAB’s ‘double standards’

SC questions NAB’s ‘double standards’

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Tuesday questioned the National Accountability Bureau’s ‘double standards’ while hearing the bail application of a provincial information ministry official.

A three-member bench, headed by Justice Gulzar Ahmed, rejected the bail application of Sarang Latif, a section officer of Sindh’s information ministry.

During the proceedings, Justice Gulzar stated that NAB seemed to have a lack of interest in a Rs5 billion case as the anti-graft body does not have the same approach in every case and it seemed the institution was being “politicised”.

Justice Qazi Faiz Isa also criticised NAB intention of reaching a plea bargain in the case. He said the accountability body must form a uniform policy for all cases and not adopt a different approach from case to case.