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Ishaq Dar’s assets’ seizure: Accountability court gives NAB last chance to file reply

ISLAMABAD: An accountability court on Wednesday directed the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to file response on plea of former finance minister, Ishaq Dar’s wife regarding seizure of their residence, ARY News reported. Dar is facing charges of accumulating assets beyond known sources of income. While giving the ‘final chance’ to NAB for filing a reply, the court asked the accountability watchdog reasons for not furnishing a reply on the petition filed by Tabassum Ishaq Dar, wife of the former finance minister…

Court adjourns hearing of graft reference against Ishaq Dar

ISLAMABAD: An Accountability Court hearing a corruption reference against former finance minister Ishaq Dar on Thursday adjourned the hearing till November 28. Dar is facing charges of accumulating assets beyond known sources of income. A co-accused and former president of National Bank, Saeed Ahmed, could not appear before the court due to ill health. The Judge approved his request for exemption from appearing before the court in the case. Other co-accused of the reference Naeem Ahmed and Mansoor Rizvi were present…

British Interior Ministry conditionally agreed to extradite Ishaq Dar, SC told

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court was told on Wednesday that the British Interior Ministry has agreed, with conditions, to extradite former finance minister Ishaq Dar, who is required to Pakistan in illegal assets case, ARY News reported. Additional attorney general informed the apex court that the UK Interior Ministry had sent a questionnaire comprising 27 questions regarding the case. “We have handed over the questionnaire to the National Accountability Bureau,” AAG said. He said once we submit reply to the questions, the…

Court adjourns corruption case hearing against Dar

ISLAMABAD: An accountability court on Monday resumed hearing reference of assets beyond declared source of income against former finance minister Ishaq Dar, ARY News reported. At the outset of the hearing, the counsel of former president National Bank, Saeed Ahmed, submitted a plea before judge Muhammad Bashir seeking exemption of his client from appearance for the day. The court admitted the plea and adjourned the hearing till November 9. In the last hearing on Oct 23, Saeed Ahmed’s counsel continued cross…

Court adjourns corruption hearing against Dar till November 5

ISLAMABAD: An Accountability Court on Wednesday (today) adjourned hearing of the assets beyond means reference against former finance minister, Ishaq Dar till November 5. Accountability Judge, Muhammad Bashir resumed the hearing against Dar, in which three co-accused nominated in the reference namely, former president, National Bank, Saeed Ahmed, Naeem Mehmood and Mansoor Rizvi appeared before the court. Saeed Ahmed's counsel continued cross examination of the prosecution's witness, Tariq Saleem, as the hearing resumed…

Dar’s request for political asylum implies that he is guilty: Fawad

ISLAMABAD: Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry has said that former finance minister Ishaq Dar's request for political asylum in the United Kingdom is testament that he is guilty, and that he would not have fled the country otherwise. "Ishaq Dar's political asylum request in Britain proves that he is criminal. If his hands were clean then he wouldn't have fled the country," he said in a statement on social media site Twitter. He said people of Pakistan want the international community to support them against those who…

Ishaq Dar applies for political asylum in UK: sources

LONDON: Embattled Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader and former finance minister Ishaq Dar has reportedly applied for political asylum in the United Kingdom. Dar reportedly visited the Home Office in London a few days ago for an interview,  well-informed sources informed ARY News, seeking political asylum in the country. His family has refrained from confirming or denying that Dar has requested political asylum stating that he is legally living in the UK. However, his son Ali Dar denied reports of his father…

SC to hold hearing about bringing back Ishaq Dar on Tuesday

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court (SC) has scheduled the case regarding bringing back former finance minister Ishaq Dar from London for hearing on Tuesday, ARY News reported. The hearing of the case will be conducted by a three-member bench headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar. This should be noted that the Foreign Ministry has written a letter to the British High Commission for extradition of Ishaq Dar. The ministry will inform the court about the United Kingdom's response in this regard. Read More: Dar’s Lahore…

Dar’s Lahore residence, accounts’ money handed over to provincial govt

ISLAMABAD: The residence in Lahore owned by former finance minister Ishaq Dar and the money deposited in his bank accounts have been given under the custody of Punjab government, the report of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) read. An accountability court took up the case of disproportionate assets to the known sources of income against Ishaq Dar, where NAB prosecutor Imran Shafique submitted a report on the status of auctioning Dar's assets on the directives of the court. The report apprised accountability…

Accountability court allows auction of Ishaq Dar’s assets

ISLAMABAD: The accountability court on Tuesday allowed the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to sell off the assets of former finance minister Ishaq Dar. Accountability Judge Muhammad Bashir announced this verdict on a plea of the Bureau seeking court permission to auction off the seized assets of the PML-N leader who has been declared proclaimed offender in the assets case. Ishaq Dar is facing charges of accumulating assets beyond known sources of income. The judge held that the provincial government has…