By Abid Butt
PARCO: An accountability court will hear arguments on an application from Amjad Hussain Sandal, a former land acquisition collector, asking that all seven references against him be heard together.
Mr Sandal and others allegedly fraudulently drew excessive payments from PARCO to allow the laying of gas pipelines on their lands. There are seven cases against them.
Sheikh Muhammad Aslam: A court heard one prosecution witness before adjourning the case against the former Multan deputy income tax commissioner until December.
Mr Aslam allegedly abused his office to acquire assets disproportion to his declared sources of income in his name and in the names of his dependants.
Sheikh Mansoor: A court put off until November 21 proceedings to allow the former head of the defunct Pasban Credit Corporation to agree a plea bargain.
Mr Mansoor is accused of abusing his authority in granting a Rs 240 million loan to a bottling company. He has offered to sell his property for the loss he allegedly caused the corporation. The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) is assessing the value of his assets.
Najamuddin Dar: An illegal assets case against the former tehsildar of Lahore Cantt was delayed until December 3 because his lawyer did not show up on Monday.
Seth Nisar: A court will hear arguments on December 2 on an acquittal application from Khizar Hayat, who is accused with Mr Nisar of evading customs duty worth millions of rupees.
Hakim Ali: The National Accountability Court summoned the superintendent of district camp jail for December 2 to explain why he did not produce the former provincial assembly member in court on Monday.
NAB is investigating charges that Mr Ali acquired assets disproportionate to his known sources of income.