ISLAMABAD: Senate Deputy Chairperson Saleem Mandviwala on Friday said that the chairperson of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) is also a government employee, so the Senate and the National Assembly can summon him.
According to a report by Geo NewsHe added that both the Senate and the National Assembly have the power to summon any body.
Mandviwala added that he had never seen anyone refusing to appear in the Senate or the National Assembly when he was summoned.
“It is not uncommon for NAB officials to be summoned before the Senate because several people have been summoned in the past and they have fully complied,” he said. “We have never had to summon the chairperson of the NAB before, but the director general of the bureau has been summoned before.
He added that it was impossible for the committee to summon the NAB chairperson and she refused to appear.
Mandviwala also said that if the NAB chairperson refused to appear before the Senate committee, there were other ways to deal with the situation.
A few days ago, Saleem Mandviwala had said that the NAB was involved in some human rights violations, adding that the bureau kills people and takes their bodies to hospitals.
“The NAB accused everyone of being thieves and robbers,” he said, adding: “How dare he make such allegations against the people?”
“Women call [the Senate] Explain what the NAB has done to him and his family. This organization is killing people and when they die it leaves their bodies in the hospital.
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