Accountability court adjourns hearing of Ishaq Dar assets reference till Dec 4

ISLAMABAD: The accountability court on Wednesday directed former Finance Minister Ishaq Dar to appear before it on December 4 to face assets beyond known sources of income reference filed by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB).

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The decision came after Dar’s bail guarantor asked the court for more time to produce the former finance minister in court.

Ishaq Dar’s bail guarantor Ahmed Ali Quddusi appeared before the court of judge Muhammad Bashir after break as the court had gone into a recess in the morning to give time to Quddusi to appear.

He appeared after much delay for the hearing of the corruption case against the former finance minister.

Addressing the judge, Qudoosi said Dar is not in the country and asked for more time to produce him in court.

The judge also gave Qudoosi one last chance to ensure Dar’s presence in court.

The notice is also posted on Dar’s residences in Islamabad and Lahore, and it states that he will be declared as a proclaimed offender if he fails appear before the court within ten days from its publication.

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