NAB seeks security for prosecution witnesses.


ISLAMABAD -- The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has sought security of prosecution witnesses in the illegal award of LNG Terminal to M/s EETPL.

According to available documents, the NAB wrote a letter to the Secretary Ministry of Interior, Chief Secretary government of Sindh, Inspector General of Police Sindh and Inspector General of Police Islamabad with the subject 'request for provision of security, reference against Shahid Khakan Abbasi, former Prime Minister of Pakistan, Minster for Petrolum and Natural Resources, Management of SSGC, ISGS, M/S ETPL and others regarding the illegal award of LNG terminal-1 to M/s EETPL.'

It further said, 'it is intimated that Zubair Siddique, ex-Managing Director SSGC Karachi, and Mobin Saulat, Managing Director, ISGS Islamabad, are prosecution witnesses in the subject case and have requested for provision of security due to life threats. The said persons have been granted pardon by Chairman NAB and they are important witnesses in a high profile case being investigated and prosecuted by this bureau under the law. It is, therefore, requested that adequate security be provided to these witnesses on priority.'

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