Islamabad: OGRA scam: SC seeks details of expenditure incurred on Sadiq’s return
ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Wednesday sought details of expenditure incurred to bring back the prime accused – Tauqir Sadiq – in the OGRA corruption case from the United Arab Emirates, SAMAA reports. Two–member bench of the Supreme Court resumed pertaining to multi-billion corruption scandal in Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) when Sadiq was its chairman.
Justice Jawad S Khawaja enquired as to why Sadiq was not arrested even after it was pointed out that the accused from travelling via motorway, adding it appears IG Motorway and other political personalities and bureaucrats helped Sadiq to escape.
Justice Khawaja asked the NAB officials about what measures were taken against these personalities. NAB counsel informed the court that a senior investigating officer has been appointed and a progress report will be submitted in the court.
The bench enquired about expenditure incurred to bring back Tauqir Sadiq and said that it should also be informed that from whom this amount be recovered.
Sadiq was brought back to Pakistan yesterday after weeks of legal wrangling. The court later adjourned the hearing till July 24.