Court indicts Dar; Finance Minister denies charges

ISLAMABAD: An Accountability Court on Wednesday indicted Finance Minister Ishaq Dar in a corruption case of having assets beyond income.

The Finance Minister denied charges leveled by National Accountability Bureau (NAB) and vowed to defend his position to prove himself innocent.

Accountability Court Judge Mohammad Bashir read out the charge sheet against Ishaq Dar in the court room which he stated carried no weight.

“I committed no crime. Charges leveled against me are baseless. I shall defend these charges and prove my innocence,” Ishaq Dar stated in the court. “My assets are quite within the income limits and I shall prove it.”