LAHORE: Chairman National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Justice (R) Javed Iqbal has announced that the officials who will be arrested under graft charges will not be handcuffed from onwards here on Tuesday.

The announcement came right after a meeting session of the anti-graft watchdog which was presided by the Chairman NAB Javed Iqbal at Civil Secretariat.

He announced that no government official will be handcuffed if arrested on graft charges.

In his statement, he stated that Accountability for all is our motto and claimed that NAB, as per the law, will continuously work to ensure the formation of a corruption-free Pakistan.

Corruption is the apple of discord in the country. NAB officials must consider it as a national duty, Justice (R) Javed Iqbal concluded.