NAB recommends closing liquor licence inquiry against Buzdar, LHC told


The Lahore High Court (LHC) was informed on Thursday that National Accountability Bureau’s (NAB’s) regional board had recommended closing the inquiry into the illegal liquor licence case against former chief minister Punjab Usman Buzdar and others.

It was stated in a reply, filed on behalf of the NAB director general before a division bench, comprising Justice Ali Baqar Najafi and Justice Asjad Javaid Ghural, which was hearing a petition filed by Unicorn Prestige (Pvt) Limited, challenging the NAB inquiry into the alleged liquor licence case.

The NAB prosecutor further submitted that the matter had been forwarded to the NAB chairman for final decision.