NAB tightens noose around Usman Buzdar.

LAHORE -- The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has launched an investigation into appointment and transfers of government officials during tenure of former Punjab chief minister (CM) Usman Buzdar, media reported on Saturday, citing sources.

Sources told media that the accountability watchdog Lahore has launched the inquiry into appointment and transfers of government officials during Buzdar's tenure and sought 'complete records' from Services Secretary.

Sources within NAB claimed that allegations regarding bribery of millions of rupees for appointments and transfers were reported during the Usman Buzdar's tenure.

Farhat Shahzadi aka Farah Gogi and former Principal Secretary Tahir Khursheed were also allegedly involved in the case, sources added.

Meanwhile, sources claimed that the information secretary was directed to present the record by June 5. However, the secretary has not yet provided records.

It is pertinent to mention here that former Punjab chief minister and PTI leader Usman Buzdar quit politics in the aftermath of the May 9 events.


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