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Court Extends Remand of Ashraf Gondal in Liquor Licence Case

LAHORE :An accountability court on Monday extended the judicial remand of former director general (DG) Excise & Taxation Akram Ashraf Gondal till October 26 in liquor licence case.

Accountability Court Judge Amjad Nazir Chaudhry conducted the case proceedings, wherein, the jail officials produced Akram Ashraf Gondal on expiry of his judicial remand.

The court, after a brief hearing, extended the judicial remand of former director general till October 26 and sought a report about reference from the National Accountability Bureau prosecution team.

The NAB Lahore had arrested Akram Gondal on the charge of corruption and corrupt practices through misuse of authority by playing a pivotal role in issuance of an alleged illegal liquor licence to a private hotel in Lahore.