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No Hidden Assets Of Ishaq Dar Found: Wajid Zia

ISLAMABAD: Accountability Court on Wednesday heard a case pertaining to possession of assets beyond means case against the former Finance Minister Ishaq Dar.

Accountability Court’s Judge Muhammad Bashir heard the case against Ishaq Dar.

As the hearing went underway the counsel for Deputy Director of Hajveri Trust Naeem Mehmood and Mansoor Raza cross-examined the National Accountability Bureau’s (NAB) key witness and head of the Panamagate Joint Investigation Team (JIT), Wajid Zia.

During the cross-examination of Wajid Zia, he revealed that they took the services of a well-known economist, however, Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) hasn’t provided the record of Ishaq Dar from 1981 to 1985.

Wajid Zia also admitted in cross-examination that all the assets were declared in the declaration submitted to the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) and no evidence was found that proved that he possessed any hidden assets.

The former head of the JIT also told the court that he is unaware of the operations of Hajveri Trust.

To which, NAB’s prosecutor by raising objection said that a witness cannot be questioned over an absconder.