ISLAMABAD5 - National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Rawalpindi on Monday accepted voluntary return (VR) application for recovery of Rs 1832.168 million from the present management of Al Hamra Avenue Pvt Ltd through its chief executive and others.

In this case, previous management of the subject companies deceived the Shaheen Foundation and its members by inducing them to book the plots in their projects and received Rs 1,258 million (approximately). The subject accused failed to hand over the plots. Rather the land was sold to other parties and deprived the members of Shaheen Foundation of their hard earned money. During the proceedings, the present sponsors showed willingness in writing to return Rs 573 million as a profit in addition to principal amount of Rs 1,258 million.

NAB has accepted Voluntary Return (VR) application made by Al-Hamra (Pvt) Ltd, Al Hamra Avenue Pvt Ltd, through its chief executive & others.

In this respect, an agreement between the management of Al-Hamra (Pvt) Ltd and Shaheen Foundation has been signed which has ensured the recovery of the amount for disbursement among the affectees.

Later, the NAB finalised recruitment for the positions of junior investigation officers, assistant directors, deputy directors and stenographers and issued their appointment letters. The NAB had advertised a total 134 positions including 45 positions of junior investigation officers, 58 positions of assistant director, 29 positions of deputy director and 04 positions of stenographers and it received 46,544 applications for 134 positions. To keep the recruitment process transparent, written test and psychological test were outsourced to NTS. The NTS conducted countrywide written tests. On the basis of written test, around 10 candidates against each vacancy who had the highest marks in written test were called for psychological test by NTS. In this way, 1,542 candidates were called for psychological test which were conducted by psychological experts on the panel of NTS. The candidates who had cleared psychological test were called for interview by a selection committee of NAB comprising DG (HRM) and two directors.