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Culture of not bringing influential to justice be ended: CJ

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice Iftilhar Muhammad Chaudhary, during the hearing of National Insurance Corporation Limited (NICL) scandal case, remarked that the culture of not bringing the influential persons to justice should be ended, Geo News reported on Monday.

The three-member bench of the SC heading by Chief Justice was hearing the NICL scandal case.

The Chief Justice further stated that corruption would not be tolerated, adding that public money had been looted that should be ended now.

CJ Iftikhar Chaudhary was angered over transfer of investigation officers and directed the FIA to bring them back otherwise the court would cancel their transfer orders.

The court also summoned secretary commerce with NICL audit report.

Deputy director FIA informed that court that there was corruption of around Rs5 billion in NICL, adding that an accused has been arrested. The accused during interrogation has revealed that he had handed over Rs220 million to Moonis Elahi, he added.

Over this Chief Justice remarked that there is Rs18 billion corruption in NICL.

Meanwhile, Chief Justice also summoned secretary home and FIA investigation official.

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