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Finance Minister Ishaq Dar on September 26. Photograph: Reuters 

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad Excessive Courtroom (IHC) will take up at present Finance Minister Ishaq Dar’s petition difficult his indictment by the accountability court docket listening to a corruption reference towards him.

The corruption reference, pertaining to Dar’s proudly owning belongings disproportionate to his identified sources of revenue, was filed by the Nationwide Accountability Bureau in mild of the Supreme Courtroom’s July 28 judgment within the Panama Papers case.

Dar, who submitted the petition on Monday, said that he was indicted by the accountability court docket with out giving him the mandated time and requested the court docket to droop the indictment proceedings.

The finance minister stated as he needs to be given time to file his response on the case, the court docket ought to order the accountability court docket to droop its trial proceedings till a choice on his petition.

Dar was indicted on the final listening to of the accountability court docket on September 27.

He has denied all costs and vowed to show his innocence in court docket.

The Nationwide Accountability Bureau submitted an inventory of 28 witnesses to the court docket, which it can now start to provide from the following listening to on October four.

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