The private TV channel that called Nasir Butt a member of the Sicilian mafia also apologized to the PML-N leader by giving 90,000 pounds as damages.
The private TV channel paid £80,000 in legal costs.
The private channel made an out-of-court settlement and aired the apology letter on its TV.
Private channel analyst Ayaz Ameer made allegations against Nasir Butt.
In 2019, Firdous Ashiq Awan, Shehbaz Gill and Ayaz Amir in various programs of the channel made accusations and termed Nasir Butt as a murderer, drug dealer and fugitive.
In an apology, the private channel admitted that Nasir Butt was not involved in bribing Judge Arshad Malik.