ISLAMABAD: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has strongly rejected media reports regarding closure of inquiry against Shahbaz Sharif in Saaf Pani Company case.
In a press release, NAB clarified that reference is filed in NAB Court after obtaining solid evidences and certified documents and the reference is being heard in NAB court.
NAB advised persons who are using influence on the case to restrain themselves from comments on the reference and wait for court verdict.
Earlier, the news was running on social media that National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Lahore has decided to close inquiry against Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly and PML-N President Shehbaz Sharif in the Saaf Pani scam and planned to send the case to the departments concerned.
According to sources, the national graft buster has also sought approval from its chairman for the purpose.
The recommendations submitted to NAB chief stated that sub-section 5 of section 45 of the Punjab Procurement Rules 2014 had been violated and the ECSP and Urban Unit were awarded contracts in collaboration with foreign firms.