ISLAMABAD: The supreme court (SC) on Monday adjourned the listening to of the suo motu case touching on overseas properties owned through Pakistani nationals.

The case may be heard after a month.

during the hearing, a 3-member bench led by leader Justice Saqib Nisar become knowledgeable by means of the Federal Board of revenue (FBR) that Rs270.25 million were recovered during the last month and Rs17 million would be recovered at some stage in the present day month.

“The Federal investigation business enterprise (FIA) had provided us records of 895 people – out which sixteen had availed previous government’s Tax Amnesty Scheme,” the FBR reputable brought.

unhappy by using the board’s sluggish overall performance, the chief justice remarked that it had been a yr to the tax amnesty scheme.

whilst the FBR authentic informed the apex courtroom that one hundred twenty five individuals did not seem before the investigation crew, Justice Nisar warned to their capture homes.

The chief justice additionally asked for an envisioned amount if you want to be recovered, to which the FBR respectable said the board expects to recover round Rs1 billion.

The bench wrapped up Monday’s court cases by means of adjourning the hearing for a month and directing FBR to publish a file. It's far pertinent to note that Justice Nisar is ready to retire on January 17. And then, the bench may be reconstituted.