IHC suspends AC’s decision about auction of Ishaq Dar’s Lahore house
ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Tuesday suspended the accountability court’s decision regarding auction of former finance minister Ishaq Dar’s Lahore house.
A bench of the IHC comprises of Chief Justice Athar Minallah and Justice Lubna Saleem Pervez issued the restraining order against accountability court decision about auction of Dar’s house in Lahore.
The bench also issued notice to the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) and summoned its reply on February 13. The IHC suspended November 07, 2019, decision of the accountability court on a petition of Mrs Tabassum Ishaq, wife of Ishaq Dar.
Qazi Misbah Advocate appearing on behalf of the petitioner pleaded to the court that Ishaq Dar had given the house in Gulbarg area of Lahore as Haq Mahr to his wife on Feb 14, 1989.
The NAB while ceasing the house transferred it to the government of Punjab for auction, the lawyer said. Mrs Tabassum Ishaq petitioned the matter to the accountability court, which was dismissed by the court on Nov 07, 2019, the counsel said.