PAC to seek action against former ANF DG for 'implicating' Sanaullah.

ISLAMABAD -- The parliamAent's Public Accounts Committee (PAC) will seek action against the former Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) head for 'implicating' Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah in a drugs' case , the committee's chairman warned on Tuesday.

The PAC, which is an oversight body on the use of government's funds, also sought a report from the Ministry of Narcotics Control about the case made against the interior minister.

PAC Chairman Noor Alam Khan warned that the committee would write to Army Chief General Asim Munir for action against former ANF Director General Maj Gen Arif Malik if the report found the case to be fabricated.

He added the committee would seek action even if the officer retired from the service.

PAC member Senator Mushahid Hussain Syed said that in a civilised country, if a uniformed officer was found to be lying and misleading people, he would be court-martialed. He termed the case false, concocted and politically motivated.

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He further said the allegations levelled against Mr Sanaullah were found to be false during the trial.

The committee noted that the interior minister was 'wrongly implicated' in the case.

Secretary Narcotics Division Humaira Ahmed told the PAC that the case was registered on the basis of certain information and requested to defer the matter...

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