ISLAMABAD: The Nationwide Accountability Bureau (NAB) says it has rationalised its workflow for expeditious disposal of circumstances, placing a most restrict of 10 months from criticism verification to submitting of reference within the accountability court docket.
NAB Chairman Justice (R) Javed Iqbal presided over a fortnightly assembly on Friday to evaluate the Bureau’s efficiency operation, prosecution and all regional bureaus at its headquarters.
Throughout the assembly, it was knowledgeable that NAB has rationalised its workload and timelines have been prescribed for environment friendly, efficient and expeditious disposal of circumstances placing a most restrict of 10 months—from criticism verification to inquiry to investigation and eventually to a reference within the accountability court docket.
The chairman mentioned NAB was the one organisation which has prescribed a most time restrict of 10 months for expeditious disposal of mega-corruption white-collar-crime circumstances which is a difficult job, however the Bureau is dedicated to beating the clock by placing in onerous work and making certain a corruption free Pakistan as per regulation.
He mentioned NAB has additionally launched a Mix Investigation Staff (CIT) system with a view to profit from the expertise and collective knowledge of senior supervisory officers. This method is just not solely lending high quality to the work but in addition making certain that no single particular person can affect NAB’s official proceedings. As a result of this cause, he mentioned, NAB first time in a yr filed 600 corruption references within the accountability courts.
The NAB chairman directed all investigation officers to have a case diary of every case which is essential and can assist enhance the standard of inquiry and investigation.
Throughout the assembly, it was knowledgeable that on the instructions of the chairman, the Prosecution Division has been revamped by inducting skilled authorized consultants/particular prosecutors.
“A mechanism of dealing with of witnesses has been established in all of the regional bureaus and the results of this intervention may be very encouraging,” mentioned the NAB chairman, including that, on account of fixed deliberations, monitoring and efficiency evaluation of Prosecution Division, the general conviction ratio is roughly 70 per cent within the accountability courts which is likely one of the finest conviction ratios.
He mentioned that NAB has additionally appointed analysis officers for help in preparation of circumstances and established an e-library at its headquarters.
“NAB plans to have entry with Increased Schooling Fee (HEC) Library which might be helpful for NAB prosecutors in future,” mentioned the NAB chairman.
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