AC declared Ishaq Dar a proclaimed offender

The accountability court (AC) has on Monday declared former finance minister Ishaq Dar a proclaimed offender for failing to appear before the court in assets beyond income reference.

The accountability court judge Muhammad Bashir heard the case against former finance minister Ishaq Dar. The court after listening to the arguments had reserved the judgment.

During the proceedings, the counsel of the former minister submitted a new medical report in the court.

The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) lawyer while presenting his arguments said that Ishaq Dar is not a heart patient, adding that every report is different from the other one.

The court while declaring the former minister a proclaimed offender (PO) for failing to appear before the court dismissed plea of Dar’s counsel to delay the process.

Dar, who is receiving medical treatment in London for a heart condition, skipped the hearings despite issuance of non-bailable warrants for his arrest.

He has been accused of accumulating wealth disproportionate to his known sources of income.

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