Panama Papers case: PM gave contradictory statements, says SC

ISLAMABAD (Dunya News) – While hearing the Panama Papers case today (Wednesday), the Supreme Court of Pakistan remarked that there is contradiction between Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s statements that were given to the court and those that were made on the floor of the National Assembly.

A five-member bench headed by Chief Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali conducted the hearing in presence of the government representatives, lawyers of petitioners, senior PTI leaders including Imran Khan, AML chief Sheikh Rasheed and the media.

During the case proceeding, the apex court asked: How the finances were raised for Jeddah Steel Mill? Which bank was used for money transfer? How money was transferred from Qatar to London? How Tariq Shafi transferred 12 million dirhams from Dubai to Qatar?

Pakistan Tehereek-e-Insaf’s counsel Naeem Bukhari contended that Sharif family had failed to produce a single document showing how money had been transferred from Pakistan to other countries.

He added that

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