Thursday November 03, 2022

NAB Decides To Take Ex-CM Buzdar Into Its Custody In Asset Beyond Means Case

Lahore: The country’s graft buster body, the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has decided to arrest former chief minister Usman Buzdar in cases related to assets beyond means and misuse of authority.

The NAB headquarters has ordered its officials in Lahore to gather evidence against the former chief minister and ensure his arrest in next 15 days, reports said.

The anti-corruption body, Lahore has written to Lahore Development Authority (LDA) and other housing societies to seek details of properties owned by Buzdar, while investigation into assets beyond means case has also been launched.

The ex chief minister is also facing allegations of misusing authority to issue illegal licence to a private hotel in the province.

Reports said that Buzdar would be summoned to NAB Lahore for interrogation in coming days.

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