NAB Amendment Ordinance 2019 challenged in Apex Court.


KARACHI -- The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Amendment Ordinance 2019 has been challenged by a citizen at the Supreme Court on Saturday. A citizen Mehmood Akhtar Naqvi moved a petition at Supreme Court's Karachi Registry and challenged the amended law. It may be noted that President Dr Arif Alvi had signed the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Amendment Ordinance 2019 into law on Friday. The Government of Pakistan, Secretary Ministry of Law and Justice, secretaries of Cabinet Division, Ministry of Interior, Establishment Division, Chairman NAB, Director General Headquarters NAB and others have been named as a party in the case. The petitioner Mehmood Akhtar Naqvi said: 'All citizens are equal in the constitution of Pakistan; the amended ordinance is violation of the constitution and the fundamental rights of citizens'. The federal cabinet's approval to the NAB Ordinance 2019, is unprincipled and doubtful, the petitioner said. 'The amended ordinance has...

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