NAB freezes Dar’s assets

ISLAMABAD (web desk) – NAB Chairman Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal has frozen Finance Minister Ishaq Dar’s assets, and the report has on Monday (today) been submitted in the accountability court during the hearing of the graft reference against Dar.

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The reference was filed by NAB following the Supreme Court’s July 28 orders in the Panama Papers case. Ishaq Dar reached the accountability court of Judge Mohammad Bashir at the Judicial Complex in Islamabad for his seventh appearance today. Heavy contingents of police have been deployed outside the NAB court for security purpose.

It has been stated in the NAB report that all moveable as well as immoveable assets of the finance minister have been frozen. Furthermore, two prosecution witnesses, private banks’ officers Abdur Rehman Gondal and Masood Ghani, have appeared in the court.

The statement of Abdur Rehman Gondal has been recorded by the court in which he said he appeared before NAB on August 17 with all documents that it asked for. He told the court that a Current Account was opened on Ishaq Dar’s name on March 25, 2005 and he has handed over 12-year bank statement of Dar’s account to NAB.

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