Ishaq Dar exempted from court appearance in corruption case.

ISLAMABAD -- Finance Minister Ishaq Dar approached the accountability court on Monday, seeking his acquittal, unfreezing of assets and permanent exemption from personal attendance in proceedings on the assets beyond means reference.

The request was made through three applications filed by Senator Dar and the court allowed the plea in which the minister sought exemption from personal appearance.

As regards his other applications, the judge issued notices to the National Accountability BureAAau, asking the anti-graft watchdog to submit its reply till Nov 16.

Mr Dar, accompanied by local PML-N leader Dr Tariq Fazal Chaudhry, was present in the court.

NAB issued notices on pleas seeking acquittal, unfreezing of assets

After a brief hearing, the court accepted the minister's request for exemption from personal attendance.

On Dec 11, 2017, the accountability court declared Mr Dar a proclaiAmed offender. However, it recalled the said order on Sept 28 this year when he surrendered to the court.

A five-judge bench of the Supreme Court had, on July 28, 2017, while taking up petitions filed by Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan and Awami Muslim League chief...

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