NAB files reference against education consultancy firm

ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Wednesday filed a reference against Al-Abbas International Educational Consultants chief Nazar Abbas and others in the Accountability Court, Rawalpindi, for cheating people.

The bureau had initiated the investigation on the request of the Australian High Commission.

According to a NAB statement, the accused Nazar Abbas, the owner and director of Al-Abbas International Educational Consultants dishonestly and fraudulently induced students on pretext of arranging study visa for Australia and collected millions of rupees in lieu thereof.

The suspect had no legal authority or mandate to collect money in this regard, NAB said. In this way, the accused deprived the students of hard earned money of their parents as well as played havoc with their future.

Published in The Express Tribune, July 19th, 2018.

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