Pakistan anti-graft watchdog files case against ex-PM Ashraf

Pakistan's anti-corruption watchdog has launched action against former Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf for alleged misuse of powers.

Appoint NAB chief or face music: Pakistan SC to govt

Peeved at the failure to appoint a chief for Pakistan`s anti-corruption body, the Supreme Court on Friday warned the government to do so soon or be ready to face the consequences.

24 Pakistanis held over unpaid electricity bills

At least two dozen people in Pakistan have been arrested by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) for not paying electricity bills, an official said.

NAB officials in Pak protest anti-graft official`s death

The investigator was probing graft allegations against Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf.

Family of Pakistan graft official contradicts suicide theory

Relatives of a senior anti-graft investigator, who was found dead, alleged that his body bore marks of injuries though a preliminary autopsy report concluded that he had committed suicide.

Pakistan loses $1.8 bn to corruption

Pakistan is estimated to have lost a staggering Rs 150 billion (USD 1.8 billion), thanks to the immunity granted to politicians, bureaucrats and senior military officers charged with corruption.