Hashmi bashes NAB after being released
Rawalpindi (Web Desk): The former senator Nehal Hashmi asserted on Wednesday that he was victimized; referring to the top court decision handed down earlier this month.
On February 1 Supreme Court had banned Hashmi from holding public office for a period of five years After Supreme Court’s verdict Hashmi was taken into custody. The three judge bench, headed by Justice Asif Saeed Khosa, had also proposed him a fine of Rs.50,000 on him.
While addressing the newsmen right after his release, Hashmi said, “NAB is the most corrupt institution of the country, victims of NAB are sitting in jail, people aged over 65 are in jail awaiting justice. If you raid the houses of the NAB officials, you would find half of the country’s wealth stocked there.”
Statement of Hashmi relating to NAB has appeared at a time when the bureau is pursuing corruption references against former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, Maryam Nawaz and Captain (retired) Safdar.
Accountability courts are likely to serve verdicts in the cases in coming month.