Malik Ahmed demands NAB chairman’s resignation

LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Malik Ahmed Khan demanded the resignation of National Accountability Bureau (NAB) chairman Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal.

Malik during a news conference said after NAB chairman’s recent interview his had weakened. He also called for a case to be registered against Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal.

NAB has stated that the chairman did not give any interview to journalist Javed Chaudhry, and the views attributed to him were not correct.

“People committed suicide because of NAB notices…Accusations were made against Shehbaz Sharif without any evidence,” Malik said during the news conference. 

PML-N’s Secretary Information Marriyum Aurangzeb said Malik Ahmed Khan’s demand for the NAB chairman’s resignation and arrest was his personal opinion. “The PML-N’s stance has been made clear by party president Shehbaz Sharif and vice president Shahid Khaqan Abbasi.”

The PML-N has called for the formation of a parliamentary committee to probe the NAB chairman issue.