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The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Lahore recovers Rs29.93 billion in 2019

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The report released by NAB Lahore highlighted its achievements in its mission for the eradication of corruption from the country.

It said that the anti-graft watchdog’s provincial chapter arrested 138 persons involved in financial irregularities which caused loss to the national exchequer, whereas, Rs 29.93 billion recovered this year.

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The institution initiated 100 inquiries and the number of newly-launched investigation is 36 this year. It said NAB Lahore filed overall 55 references in the accountability courts after completing investigation which includes 25 corruption and 30 plea-bargain cases.

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More then Rs3 billion worth retrieved cash was given back the affected people, as well as houses and plots worth more than Rs27 billion were handed over to the citizens.

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NAB Lahore Director-General (DG) said that the institution is strictly following its policy of accountability for all and the implementation of policies by the anti-corruption watchdog’s chairman are giving positive results.

He said it is the top priority of NAB to create a corruption-free environment and elimination of the menace from the country.

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