Actress Atiqa Odho honorably acquitted in alcohol case after 9 years
RAWALPINDI: Film and television artist Atiqa Odho has been honorably acquitted of two bottles of liquor.
A civil case was heard in Rawalpindi Civil Court against actress Atiqa Odho. After 9 years, 2 months, and 14 days, the civil court acquitted Atiqa Odho in a 2 bottle liquor case.
The court ruled that there was no evidence against the artist, so she was acquitted.
Civil Judge Yasir Chaudhry ruled on the merits.
It was alleged that two bottles of liquor were found in her bag on her way to Karachi from Islamabad. Airport police had registered a case against the actress on June 7, 2011, on the orders of former Chief Justice Iftikhar Chaudhry’s Sumoto.
The case had 210 appearances and 16 judges were changed.
Atiqa Odho said in a statement after the court’s verdict that justice was served late.