Political asylum? Ishaq Dar visits Home Office UK

Siasi Jasoos

MPA (400+ posts)


London: Former finance minister, Ishaq Dar, on Wednesday approached UK Home Office for extension in visa.

As per details garnered, if accused files petition for political asylum, then he can’t be extradited to home country till arrival of Home Office’s decision.

Ali Dar—son of the former finance minister—confirmed that Dar informed the Home Office officials that the PTI government was maligning him through media, using British govt’s name.

It is pertinent here to mention that UK Home Office is approached usually for visa extension or for seeking political asylum.

Earlier yesterday, Special Assistant to Prime Minister (PM) on Accountability, Shahzad Akbar, revealed that memorandum of understanding (MoU) had been signed for the arrest of former finance minister Ishaq Dar.

He added that Dar will be extradited to Pakistan as soon as the legal procedure in the regard is completed.

The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) had approached the accountability court for the auction of movable and immovable properties of the ex-minister as he is absconding in assets beyond income reference.

The bureau had also seized all properties of Mr Dar that included a house in Lahore, three plots in Al-Falah Housing Society, six acres of land in Islamabad, two-kanal plot in Parliamentarians Enclave, one plot in the Senate Cooperative Housing Society, another plot of two kanals and nine marlas in Islamabad and six vehicles.

On July 28, a five-member Supreme Court bench had ordered NAB to file three references against former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and one against Dar, on petitions of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf’s Imran Khan, Jamaat-i-Islami’s Sirajul Haq and Awami Muslim League’s Sheikh Rashid Ahmed.

 
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Bilal Raza

Prime Minister (20k+ posts)

LONDON: Former Finance Minister and Pakistan Muslim League –Nawaz (PML-N) leader Ishaq Dar has once again reached Home Office in London to seek political asylum, ARY News reported.

According to details, Dar reportedly reached the Home Office in London for the second interview, seeking political asylum in the country.

Sources said that absconder Ishaq Dar is currently present in the Home Office UK for past 4 hours.

Earlier in October 2018, absconder Ishaq Dar had applied for political asylum in the United Kingdom.

Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Accountability Shehzad Akbar on Tuesday claimed that Pakistan government had reached an agreement with the British government to bring former finance minister Ishaq Dar back to Pakistan.

“Pakistan has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with British authorities to bring back Ishaq Dar,” he said while addressing a press conference in Islamabad.

Shehzad Akbar said that an extradition note has yet to be signed after which Dar will be presented before a magistrate.

Dar is currently absconding from several cases in Pakistan and has been declared a proclaimed offender by the courts. He is facing charges of accumulating assets beyond known sources of income.




 
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aneeskhan

Chief Minister (5k+ posts)
After false news you guys created problems for Ishaq Dar .
He ran to Home office
Very naughty PTI guys.
 

Complete Sense

MPA (400+ posts)
How come he can extend his visa? As per previous news his passport has been cancelled by the pakistani government. ....where isaq dar get his visa extension??on his buttocks?🤣
 

aneeskhan

Chief Minister (5k+ posts)
He was shouting in home office
Payee Jee
Main ney Pakistan Nahi Jana
Mein ney Nahi Jana Pakistan
Home Department asked who asked you to go?
TV te Ticker Chall Raha hai Baboo Jee😁😄😃😀
 
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