Supreme Court Directs NAB To Investigate Thar Coal Corruption Case
Faizan Hashmi Published November 30, 2021 | 09:53 PM
The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to investigate the corruption charges in the Thar coal project
ISLAMABAD, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 30th Nov, 2021 ) :The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to investigate the corruption charges in the Thar coal project.
A three-member SC bench comprising Chief Justice Gulzar Ahmed, Justice Ijaz Ul Ahsan and Justice Qazi Muhammad Amin heard the case.
The bench remarked that the report of Auditor General showed that the funds of Thar coal project were not invested in a transparent manner, RO plants were not set up as per the requirement. Solar generation plants were also not established for water filtration plants in the area.
He ruled that the situation of Thatta, Manora and Sajawl was even worse than it. All money went from one account to another; that is why, no one showed interest. According to the Auditor General's report, the funds of development projects were not used in a transparent way, he said and added that irregularities and wrong use of development funds were seen clearly.