Former NAB chief recordsdata petition in IHC in opposition to PAC’s determination to summon him

Former NAB Chairman Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal. — APP/File

ISLAMABAD: Former chairman of the Nationwide Accountability Bureau (NAB) Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal on Monday filed a petition in opposition to the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) within the Islamabad Excessive Court docket (IHC) for summoning him earlier than the committee.

 He additionally challenged the committee’s determination of limiting his place because the chairman of the lacking particular person’s fee.

The petition, which has been filed by him because the chairman of the Lacking Individuals Fee, argues that the minutes of the PAC’s assembly on July 7 must be declared “unlawful” and that the committee be restrained from taking disciplinary motion.

It additional said that in keeping with the committee assembly’s minutes, Iqbal must be faraway from the chairmanship of the fee on enforced disappearances. The petition added that issuing a route to not maintain workplace is past the fee’s jurisdiction and that the PAC’s chairman — Noor Alam Khan, who’s a member nationwide meeting and a PTI dissident — is misusing his powers.

The previous NAB chairman has included the secretary of the inside, the secretary of the Nationwide Meeting, and the secretary of the Public Accounts Committee as events within the petition.

It must be famous {that a} lady named Tayyaba Gul accused Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal and DG NAB Lahore Saleem Shehzad of sexual harassment and immoral behaviour throughout a gathering of the PAC, resulting from which the committee has summoned her in a public capability.

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