LAHORE: The Accountability Court docket as we speak (Saturday) listening to the continuing case of the Punjab Youth Pageant scandal rejected NAB’s plea for additional bodily remand of the co-accused Usman Anwar, ARY Information reported.
Ex- Director Common Sports activities Board Punjab, Usman Anwar was taken into custody over corruption prices on June 21.
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In keeping with NAB, Usman Anwar is accused for embezzling of funds in Punjab sports activities competition.
Usman Anwar had served as DG Punjab Sports activities Board throughout the tenure of former Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) minister Rana Mashood.
The court docket in as we speak’s proceedings awarded a 14 day judicial remand of the accused whereas hanging down Nationwide Accountability Bureau’s requested for extension on his bodily remand.
The court docket has ordered for Anwar’s reappearance within the court docket on August 3.
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Earlier this month, Provincial Minister for Forestry, Wildlife and Fisheries Punjab Sibtain Khan was arrested by the Nationwide Accountability Bureau (NAB) in relation to corruption prices in opposition to him.
The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) politician was allegedly concerned in handing out unlawful tenders in his ministry.