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SC orders NAB to launch investigation against Dr Samar in Thar project case

F.P. Report

ISLAMABAD: Supreme Court of Pakistan has ordered the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to launch probe against the Dr Samar Mubarakmand, chairman of Underground Coal Gasification (UCG) project in Thar project, on Thursday.

While hearing a case regarding alleged corruption in the Thar coal power project, Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar has ordered to take action against other accused as well. Top Judge remarked that Dr Samar Mubarakmand had made so many pledges but fulfilled no one.

CJP further remarked that Samar had assured to provide free electricity but he shut the project after spending Rs4.6 billions on it.

Earlier, SC had rejected Sindh government report on infants’ death in Tharparkar and ordered to dispatch truckloads of food and water for the drought-hit populace.

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