Ishaq Dar appears before accountability court in assets beyond sources reference

Ishaq Dar

ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Ishaq Dar appeared before an accountability court in a reference for possessing assets beyond his known sources of income here on Thursday.
In the last hearing held on Oct 4, the NAB had summoned a senior official of the National Investment Trust, Shahid Aziz, and a banker, Tariq Javed, to record their statements as witness in the next hearing fixed for Oct 12.
Accountability court Judge Muhammad Bashir hearing the National Accountability Bureau’s (NAB) graft case against the finance minister, remarked that the anonymous account holder should be served a notice to bring into his knowledge that his property is under debate.
Tariq Javed while recording his statement said that he received a NAB letter at his bank address.
FC and 200 policemen have been deployed at and around the Judicial Complex for the hearing.
Federal Minister Daniyal Aziz and State Minister Anusha Rehman also arrived at the NAB court while PML-N workers are not allowed to enter the court premises.
Last month, an accountability court in Islamabad had indicted Finance Minister Ishaq Dar in a corruption reference filed against him by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB).


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