Assets Case: Witnesses record statements against Ishaq Dar

29 Jan, 2018 3:27 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – An accountability on Monday resumed its hearing assets beyond income against former finance minister Ishaq Dar filed against him by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) in line with the Supreme Court directive in the Panamagate case.

The accountability court judge Muhammad Bashir heard the case against former finance minister Ishaq Dar.

In today’s proceedings, five more witnesses recorded their statements before the court, while the counsel of the former federal minister cross-examined the witnesses.

NAB Deputy Director Iqbal Hassan while recording his statement said that Banking Expert Zafar Iqbal prepared bank credit and enclose report on August 31.

Meanwhile, prosecution witness Ishtiaq Ahmad presented wealth record of Ishaq Dar in the court.

The later adjourned hearing of NAB reference against Ishaq Dar till Tuesday.

Earlier, Dar is accused of possessing assets disproportionate to his declared sources of income.

The PML-N leader is currently receiving medical treatment in London.

Dar had been earlier declared a proclaimed offender by the accountability court due to his continuous absence from the proceedings.

On November 23, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi accepted Dar’s request to be relieved of his duties as finance minister. He was relieved of his three roles, including his portfolio in the finance ministry, and was informed of the decision.



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