Pakistan News Service

Thursday May 24, 2018, Ramadan 9, 1439 Hijri
Logo Logo
Pakistan News Home -> Top -> News Details

NAB starts inquiry against two generals, four brigadiers

16 November, 2012

RAWALPINDI/ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has initiated inquiry against two generals and four brigadiers on charges of corruption in DHA Islamabad.

The military officers are accused of signing and implementing three controversial contracts with Bahria Town which resulted in a loss of Rs 100 billion to the DHA and as many as 150,000 people lost their savings. Those who lost their lifetime savings include serving and former military officers, JCOs, NCOs and civilians, said Lt Col (r) M Tariq Kamal in a statement issued on Thursday.

He said that the internal accountability system of defence forces was getting ineffective which has brought a bad name to army as senior military officers are being dragged in courts. He said that only way to save reputation of the institution was to introduce accountability system in defence forces which will also deter servicemen from indulging in any wrongdoing.

Irregularities in the defence forces should be taken seriously and resolved before any public uproar or involvement of NAB, the Public Accounts Committee, media or any other organisation, he recommended.


 What do you think about the story ? Leave your comments!

Heading (Optional)
Your Comments: *

Your Name:*
E-mail (Optional):
City (Optional):
Country (Optional):
Field marked(*) are mandatory.
Note. The PakTribune will publish as many comments as possible but cannot guarantee publication of all. PakTribune keeps its rights reserved to edit the comments for reasons of clarity, brevity and morality. The external links like http:// https:// etc... are not allowed for the time being to be posted inside comments to discourage spammers.

  Speak Out View All
Military Courts
Imran - Qadri long march
Candid Corner
Exclusive by
Lt. Col. Riaz Jafri (Retd)
Pakistan itself a victim of state-sponsored terrorism: Qamar Bajwa
Should You Try Napping During the Workday?
Suggested Sites