New NAB chief’s appointment challenged in Lahore High Court

LAHORE: A petition challenging the appointment of Justice (r) Javed Iqbal as new chief of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) was documented in the Lahore High Court (LHC) on Tuesday.

Advodate Javed Iqbal Jafferi recorded the established appeal, scrutinizing the technique embraced for the new NAB boss’ arrangement.

The candidate presented that Justice (r) Javed Iqbal was designated without embracing the lawful strategy set down for the appointment of NAB chief. Neither any notice was placed in any daily paper nor the required pursuit advisory team was constituted, which is an infringement of the significant laws, Iqbal contended.

He additionally battled that the administration and the resistance pioneer chose Justice Iqbal for the space without looking for proposals from other restriction parties in such manner, which offered trustworthiness to the claim that he was named on political premise. Accordingly, he asked for the court to pronounce his appointment as illicit and unlawful.