ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Wednesday submitted a progress report with the Accountability Court regarding the auction of assets owned by former finance minister Ishaq Dar.
The report was submitted to Accountability Court-I Judge Muhammad Bashir, who heard the reference against Dar pertaining to his assets beyond known sources of income. The court had ordered to seize the property of accused as he continuously failed to attend the proceedings. The report, which was submitted by NAB’s investigation officer Nadir Abbas, stated that the department had shared details of Dar’s property and bank accounts with the provincial government of Punjab in accordance with the court orders.
It further stated that the bank accounts belonging to Dar and his companies with the balance of over Rs 500.8 million, had been seized. The Punjab government had also seized Dar’s house in Gulberg 3, Lahore, while the six acres land in Malot, Islamabad, had already been sold before the investigation into the case began.
The NAB IO also submitted a compliance report regarding the seizure of three plots owned by Dar, his wife, and his son. A raid was conducted at Ishaq Dar’s residence to impound his vehicles but the same was not found there.
It stated that the progress report regarding the sale of shares owned by the accused and his wife would be submitted to the court after receiving the updates from the Security Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP).
Benazir procession was attacked at Karsaz on 18th Oct.
KARACHI: Pakistan People’s Party will pay tribute to the party workers who lost their lives in twin blasts that targeted former prime minister Benazir Bhutto’s welcome procession near Karsaz here on 18th October 2007.
President PPP local chapter Baber Jadoon told the Media that a candle vigil ceremony would be held today. Prayers will be offered for those who died that day.
Spanish drug lord arrested after music video cameo
MADRID: One of Spain’s most-wanted drug traffickers was arrested on Wednesday after seeming to taunt police by appearing in a reggaeton music video, a police spokesman told the Media.
Francisco Tejon, the leader of the “Los Castanas” clan, was “arrested today at La Linea de la Concepcion,” a southern city near the border with Gibraltar, the spokesman said.
According to police, Tejon runs a major hashish trafficking network in the southern region of Andalusia with his brother Antonio, who was arrested in June.
The two brothers had previously escaped a police operation in late 2016 that resulted in the arrest of 30 suspected members of their gang.
Zainab’s killer hanged to death
LAHORE: Imran Ali, the convicted of molesting and murdering seven-year-old Zainab Amin of Kasur City, was hanged to death at Central Jail Kot Lakhpat in Lahore early this morning.
An Anti-Terrorism Court Judge, Sajjad Ahmad on Friday had issued black warrants for Imran Ali. An Anti-Terrorism Court on February 2, had awarded death sentence to Imran Ali, on the charges of kidnapping, rape and brutal murder of Zainab Amin of Kasur after completing the trial in a record seven days time.
He was executed in the presence of Magistrate Adil Sarwar and the Zainab’s father, Muhammad Amin Ansari. Talking to media on the occasion, the father of Zainab, Muhammad Amin said that such kind of criminals should be hanged publicly for giving a lesson to all such evil minds.
Later, the dead body of Imran Ali was handed over to his heirs after completing formal legal proceeding.