NAB puts media on its radar, sends notice to Daily Pakistan, Mujeeb-ur-Rehman claims of not receiving any notice.
After questioning politicians about their alleged corruption, NAB has geared up its efforts against media houses. In the first, NAB has sent notice to DGPR seeking details of the advertisements given to newspaper in last ten years.
According to reports of Baaghitv, National Accountability Bureau has asked the Directorate General Public Relation, Punjab about the number of advertisement being given to Daily Pakistan in the last ten years. The letter was written by Additional Director of NAB, and has asked DGPR to submit reply to Assistant Director Usman Majjed at NAB complaint cell, Thokar Niazbaig Lahore.
In the notice sent to DGPR, NAB has asked to provide records of the number of advertisements given to Daily Pakistan Lahore and Multan and the amount paid by the government to the newspaper in the last ten years. NAB has sought details of fiscal transactions against the Daily Pakistan since 2007.
NAB has sought record of the details under section 27 of NAB Ordinance 1999.
Speaking to Baaghitv, Mujeeb-ur-Rehman Shami claimed, NAB has not sent me any notice rather NAB has sent to DGPR which will provide record of the number of advertisements and amount paid to Daily Pakistan in last ten years.