ISLAMABAD: Accountability court on Friday conducted hearing of assets beyond income reference against former finance minister Ishaq Dar.
During the hearing headed by Justice Mohammad Bashir, two prosecution witnesses Mohammad Naeem, who works in Excise and Taxation department in Lahore, and banking expert Zafar Iqbal recorded their statements.
The witness said that he received letter from National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on August 15 after which, he appeared before Lahore bureau on August 22.
Dar, 67, was indicted in October in a graft case in which he is accused of making assets that were “disproportionate to his known sources of income”.
In its case against Dar, the NAB has alleged that the accused has acquired assets and pecuniary interests/resources in his own name and/or in the name of his dependants of an approximate amount of Rs 831.678 million. Dar is in London since October and has been seeking treatment of an undefined heart complication at a Harley Street hospital. INP