PAKISTAN

Over 500 corrupt people arrested during last one year: Chairman NAB

Islamabad: Chairman National Accountability Bureau Javed Iqbal has said that NAB apprehended 503 corrupt people during last one year to recover looted money and to bring them to justice.

In a statement, he said

“During 2018 the Bureau received 44,315 complaints, authorized 1,713 complaint verifications, 877 inquiries and 227 investigations and recovered two thousand five hundred and eight million rupees from corrupt elements.”

He said Pakistan’s corruption perception Index has been decreased from 175 position to 116 due to effective steps against corruption.