Corruption Case: Prosecution witness cross-examined in Ishaq Dar assets reference

ISLAMABAD: The Accountability Court hearing the anti-graft reference against former finance minister Ishaq Dar resumed proceedings today.

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The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) had filed reference against the then-finance minister in September last year on the Supreme Court’s order in the Panama Papers case.

Dar has been absconding in the case since November.

Later, NAB named National Bank of Pakistan President Saeed Ahmed, Naeem Mehmood and Mansoor Rizvi

ISLAMABAD: The accountability court hearing the assets reference against former finance minister Ishaq Dar resumed proceedings today.

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The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) had filed an interim reference against the then-finance minister in September last year on the Supreme Court’s directives in the Panama Papers case.

He was indicted in the case and has been absconding since November.

Later, NAB named National Bank of Pakistan President Saeed Ahmed, Naeem Mehmood and Mansoor Rizvi in a supplementary reference, as co-accused in the case. Mehmood and Rizvi are directors of a company owned by Dar.

All three co-accused appeared in court today.

In today’s hearing, Qazi Misbah, the defence counsel, began the cross-examination of witness Mohammad Azeem, who is a private bank official.

Azeem said he presented Dar’s bank transactions first to NAB and then to the court.

The witness also detailed the transaction history of the former minister.

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