LAHORE - NAB has requested Interpol under the directives of Supreme Court of Pakistan to issue red notices against Bank of Punjab Rs9 billion fraud case main accused Hamesh Khan, former President Bank of Punjab, Sh Muhammad Afzal, Director Hans Steel Industries (Pvt) Ltd and Haris Afzal who are absconding and have left the country. According to a press release issued on Friday, Bank of Punjab filed various petitions before Supreme Court of Pakistan against Haris Steel. The accused, respondents were directed by the SC on August 10, 2009 to join NAB investigation; however none of the respondents appeared before NAB despite serving three notices. On the next date of hearing dated August 21, 2009, the counsel for Haris Steel Waseem Sajjad pleaded that his clients feared that NAB would arrest them. Supreme Court observed that there were clear directives from the court that the respondents, accused shall not be arrested by NAB. The court once again directed the accused, respondents to join NAB investigations without fear of arrest and Waseem Sajjad assured the court on August 21, 2009 that accused involved in the scam including Sh Muhammad Munir Director Haris Steel, Ali Ejaz Proprietor Haider Steel, Abid Raza Proprietor Prime Steel, Irfan Ali Manager Hans Steel, Ahmad Ali, Naeem Siddique would join NAB investigation. However only two persons namely Sh M. Munir Director Haris Steel and Amjad Ali brother of Sh Muhammad Afzal have joined while the rest of accused persons have failed to join NAB investigation despite service of two summons on the all available addresses. NAB also served copies of summons to counsel for accused persons namely Uzair Karat Bhindari and Waseem Sajjad. NAB has issued third notice to above said persons to join investigation on August 31, 2009. The case is fixed before Supreme Court on Sept 3, 2009. Edhi 115 emergency no needs attention The Edhi Foundation Lahore has appealed to PTCL authorities to improve the working of their emergency number 115 of Lahore on urgent basis as the lines given on this number have been causing trouble to people seeking help, for the last two months. According to a Press release by Edhi Information Bureau received here on Friday, four lines of 115 number were out of order for more than one month, while other lines on this number keep troubling off and on. Despite repeated complaints no improvement has been seen so far, stated the release.