Accountability Court adjourns hearing against Dar till Aug 7

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Accountability Court adjourns hearing against Dar till Aug 7

ISLAMABAD: An Accountability Court on Wednesday adjourned hearing of the corruption reference pertaining to assets beyond means against former finance minister Ishaq Dar until August 07.
President of National Bank (NBP) Saeed Ahmed, Deputy Directors of Hajveri Trust, Ishtiaque Ahmed and Wasif Hussain appeared before the court, who recorded their statement.
Earlier on July 27, the Accountability Court adjourned the hearing of assets reference against Ishaq Dar till Wednesday next(today).
The court summoned three prosecution witnesses to appear in the next hearing.Earlier In June, the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) decided to bring back former Finance Minister Ishaq Dar through Interpol over the pending corruption cases against him.
Former finance minister has been indicted by an accountability court regarding corruption trial. A case has been ongoing regarding Dar for owing assets beyond his known source of income.
Dar has been in London since last year, undergoing medical treatment.NAB will be approaching relevant Interpol authorities by filing an application with documents to bring back Ishaq Dar.
According to sources, NAB will request accountability court to issue warrants of Ishaq Dar before approaching Interpol.
Accountability court has declared Dar as absconder and NAB will advertise in newspapers that Ishaq Dar is absconder.

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