Holistic approach needed to end corruption, SC observes

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Thursday highlighted the need for adopting a holistic approach to end corruption once for all and issued notices to the government and the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) with the observation that corruption had permeated in every department of the state.

“Initiation of proceedings against one or two won’t get solution and … something has to be done holistically so that this hydra monster of corruption is doomed and dumped once for all,” observed Justice Ejaz Afzal Khan while dictating an order after hearing identical petitions moved by the Jamaat-i-Islami and Advocate Tariq Asad seeking a directive for action against those individuals who have stashed fortunes in offshore companies.

The observation came after Mr Asad said he was the one to approach the apex court first with his petition and to seek appointment of a commission under a Supreme Court judge for a

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