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Deputy Director of NAB Arrested over Corruption Charges

Karachi: NAB has arrested its deputy director on corruption charges.

According to News on Sunday, the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has arrested its deputy director due to claims that he assisted those who were suspected of embezzlement in return for financial rewards.

According to reports, Deputy Director Imran Shaikh was the target of a coordinated operation by the NAB chapters in Islamabad and Karachi to apprehend him.

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Shaikh is suspected of receiving payments from people who are being held on corruption and embezzlement allegations.

The corruption watchdog has obtained a one-day transit remand for Deputy Director Imran Shaikh, with intentions to move him to Islamabad on Monday.

In a related event on February 16, the National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) and Passport Immigration detained seven officials among the fifteen suspects that the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) had detained in relation to the sale of fake Pakistani passports to Afghan citizens.

Along with four agents and five Afghan nationals, the FIA has detained three Assistant Directors from Passport Immigration and four officers from NADRA.

The Passport Office and NADRA made complaints that resulted to the FIA taking action.

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