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see independent counselindependent counsel,
in U.S. law, a judicially appointed investigator of charges of misdeeds by high government officials. Originally termed "special prosecutor," the position was first created by the 1978 Ethics in Government Act.
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The General Prosecutor's Office has 30 days to decide whether it will charge Kaliak based on the criminal complaint of special prosecutor Vasi Spirko.
Headed by SHC Chief Justice Ahmed Ali M Sheikh, a two-judge bench directed the NAB special prosecutor to submit such details by the next date of the hearing.
NAB's Special Prosecutor Imran Shafeeq and NAB's Investigation Officer (IO) submitted the supplementary reference to the Registrar's Office, which, includes 24 additional witnesses and three new accused persons.
DAG informed the bench that Federal Investigation Authority (FIA) engaged Special Prosecutor in the case.
ISLAMABAD -- The National Accountability Bureau violated its own law by appointing Shah Khawar as a special prosecutor without a prosecutor general, says a legal expert .
Islamabad -- National Accountability Bureau(NAB) has issued notification of Justice R Shah Khawar as special prosecutor NAB who will represent NAB in Hudabia paper mills case in the supreme court , the source confided to this scribe on Wednesday.
Islamabad -- The National Accountability Bureau on Tuesday announced the appointment of retired Justice Shah Khawar as the bureau's special prosecutor.
Special Prosecutor Fatime Fetai said they accepted that the hearing should be postponed for 7 December and asked the judge that Ristevski's case should be treated separately.
The Ombudsman's special prosecutor accused Falcon of conspiring with the officials of Lingig town to procure the gadgets using his pork barrel allocation without competitive bidding.
Darrell , R-California, said Friday that a special prosecutor should be appointed to investigate the alleged Russian hacking of the U.
The election of a special prosecutor was somewhat like electing a new Messiah.

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