Buzdar withdraws bail plea in liquor case

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An accountability court (AC) on Thursday disposed of the former Punjab CM Usman Buzdar’s bail plea in a case pertaining to awarding a liquor licence to a hotel by violating the law.

The former chief minister of Punjab is accused of allegedly receiving Rs50 million in bribes to get a liquor licence issued to a hotel in violation of the law.

As per details, the court disposed of the former CM Punjab Usman Buzdar’s bail plea after the National Accountability Court (NAB) assured to close the inquiry in the liquor licensing case that’s why he withdrew the bail plea, Usman Buzdar’s counsel added.

The investigation officer informed the court that the former chief minister was not wanted by the NAB today and a recommendation has also been sent for closing the NAB inquiry.