Court seeks FIA's explanation on parallel inquiry in NICVD corruption case.

The Sindh High Court (SHC) has sought explanation from the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on the legality of a parallel inquiry in National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases (NICVD) corruption case.

The Sindh High Court (SHC) conducted the hearing of a petition against the FIA's corruption probe against National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases (NICVD) administration.The investigation officer (IO) told the high court's judge that the hospital's administration was not providing relevant records nor recording their statements despite the issuance of notices. He pleaded the court to order to the NICVD administration to cooperate with the officials.

The petitioner's lawyer argued that the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) was already investigating into the matter. He questioned how a parallel inquiry can be opened by the federalinvestigation agency. The SHC judge asked FIA to provide a satisfactory answer to the court regarding the legality of holding a parallel probe in the matter. The judge maintained that the court will order NICVD...

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