Lahore: In the case of issuance of liquor license, Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Bazdar submitted a four web page reply.
The Punjab Chief Minister has submitted a four-page written reply to the inquiry into the problem of issuing liquor license to a non-public resort within the Accountability Bureau Lahore in trade for a bribe of Rs 50 million. The Chief Minister took the place that no unlawful act was dedicated on the problem of liquor license.
According to sources, Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Bazdar by his consultant Advocate Obaidullah submitted solutions to 17 inquiries to the NAB staff. The Chief Minister maintained that he had not performed any function within the issuance of liquor licenses whereas the authority to difficulty licenses rests with the DG Excise.
The Chief Minister acknowledged in a written reply that to this point a complete of 11 liquor licenses have been issued out of which 9 licenses had been issued by DG Excise itself whereas licenses had been issued by the Governor within the years 2000 and 2001.
According to sources, the Punjab Chief Minister took the place that the primary abstract of the issuance of license of DG Excise Akram Ashraf Gondal was despatched again on the bottom that it was not licensed and after that Akram DG issued the license and re-summarized the Chief Minister of Punjab. Sent to the Secretariat, through which case the Principal Secretary despatched again the abstract on the grounds that there was no related discussion board.
The Chief Minister mentioned that the Excise Minister had suspended the liquor license given to the resort involved and Justice Shahid Karim of the Lahore High Court ordered to revive the license of the resort involved in 2019 whereas the choice of the one bench of the High Court. Intra court docket towards continues to be pending.
In response to the submission submitted by the Chief Minister of Punjab, he took the place that not a single bottle of liquor has been offered on the license of a non-public resort until date whereas the non-public resort has additionally utilized for renewal of the license.