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NAB passes orders to hold inquiry on corruption in PCB, PHF

Press Trust of India  |  Karachi 

The of Pakistan's National Accountability Bureau (NAB), has passed orders for holding inquiry into alleged corruption and misuse of power in the Cricket Board (PCB) and Hockey Federation (PHF) along with Board (PSB).

In a major development, a statement issued by NAB on Friday said that its Justice (retd) has ordered the inquiry into alleged illegal use of resources in the three bodies.

"The NAB has ordered that these inquiries be completed in two months time," it stated.

Interestingly, earlier this week some top officials of the PCB including its also appeared before the Federation Investigation Agency (FIA) to record statements in allegations of misuse of power and resources in the board.

Just few days back when the reports emerged about alleged corruption in sporting federations, Najam Sethi the PCB had termed it as fabricated and false.

The PCB is one of the body in and independent from any financial dependence on the government unlike other bodies including the PHF.

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First Published: Fri, January 12 2018. 21:55 IST