Islamabad (September 27, 2017): State Minister Tariq Fazal Chaudhry on Wednesday said that the accountability court hearing NAB reference against Finance Minister Ishaq Dar did not hear his plea.
Talking to media after the hearing of the case, Chaudhry also raised question over indictment of Dar in what he said haste.
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He argued that as per law, an accused is indicted seven days after providing him with the copies of the reference, but Dar was indicted within two days.He said that the court had summoned prosecution witnesses for October 4, 2017. He added that people were watching everything as they were facing the courts.Regarding barring media from coverage of the proceeding on Wednesday, he said that they had no issue if media is allowed to cover the proceeding. He added that this was open trial and media should be allowed to cover the proceeding.