Accountability court issues non-bailable arrest warrants for finance minister

Accountability court issues non-bailable arrest warrants for finance minister

An Islamabad-based accountability court on Tuesday issued a non-bailable arrest warrant against Finance Minister Ishaq Dar, after he failed to turn up for several court hearings.

The court of Judge Muhammad Bashir also issued a show-cause notice to Ishaq Dar's guarantor Ahmed Ali Quddusi.

On September 27, the finance minister had been indicted for possessing assets beyond his known sources of income.

During hearing, the team of National Accountability Bureau (NAB) submitted a report regarding the four bank accounts of Hussain Nawaz.

Asked as to when the minister was likely to appear before the court, Qudoosi said Dar, who is presently in London, will fully recover in three to six weeks.

They said in the meeting held in Lahore last Monday morning, the issue of the finance minister's replacement and others relating to the party's strategy to deal with the accountability court cases also came under discussion.

The court then briefly adjourned proceedings as the NAB investigation officer had not appeared in court.

The case will now be heard on November 21.

Dar, who has pleaded not guilty, is receiving medical treatment in London and now faces arrest upon his return to Pakistan.

In its reference against the finance minister, NAB has alleged that "the accused has acquired assets and pecuniary interests/resources in his own name and/or in the name of his dependents of an approximate amount of Rs831.678 million (approx)".

Dar had rejected the allegations levelled by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) in its reference prepared following the orders of the Supreme Court in its July 28 verdict in Panamagate case.

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