Islamabad (April 19, 2018): The accountability court hearing the assets beyond known income case against the former finance minister Ishaq Dar on Thursday adjourned the hearing for April 25 on a plea from co-accused counsel.
The court proceedings were headed by Judge Muhammad Bashir, who is also hearing important cases including NAB references against Sharif family, at the courtroom-I of the accountability court Islamabad.
During the proceedings the assistant counsel of co-accused in Dar reference, former National Bank President Saeed Ahmed Khan, submitted a plea to postpone the hearing and testimony of the witnesses summoned in the case.The assistant counsel informed that the counsel of the former NBP President Hashmat Habib was admitted to the hospital and therefore the testimonies of the witnesses be recorded in next hearing.
It is pertinent to mention here that there are three witnesses in the case including including director National Assembly Sher Dil Khan, bank officer Muhammad Azeem, and Abdul Rehman Gondal of another bank.
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The judge asked as to over which disease, he was shifted to the hospital to which it was informed that his sugar level has reached to an extreme level of 500. “Is he suffering from the disease from the past or this case had made it happen,” the judge Muhammad Bashir remarked.
The judge later accepted the adjournment plea and court proceeding was adjourned for April 25.
It is pertinent to mention here that the accountability court indicted three co-accused in a reference filed by NAB against Ishaq Dar over assets beyond known means of income on April 05.