Dar asset accumulation case: Non-bailable arrest warrants issued for co-accused

F.P. Report

ISLAMABAD: The accountability court hearing corruption reference against former finance minister Ishaq Dar, has issued a non-bailable arrest warrants of Manzoor Raza Rizvi for not failing to appear in the court.

Judge Muhammad Bashir conducted hearing of the case on Tuesday. The co-accused National Bank president Saeed Ahmad and Hajveri Modaraba director Naeem Mehmood appeared before the court, however non-bailable arrest warrants was issued against the other director Mansoor Raza Rizvi as he failed to appear before the court.

The three co-accused in Ishaq Dar corruption case escaped indictment for the fifth time on Tuesday.

The court adjourned the hearing till April 5.

During the previous proceeding, the court had directed NAB prosecutor to present a copy of IHC’s verdict which has halted the indictment process.

Dar was indicted in October last year in a graft case in which he is accused of making assets that were disproportionate to his known sources of income.

The case was filed against him by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) in the light of the Supreme Court order of July 28 that disqualified Nawaz Sharif as prime minister in the Panama Papers scandal.

Dar is in London since October and has been seeking treatment of an undefined heart complication at a Harley Street hospital.