Pakistan opposition vows protests to press PM to resign during investigation

“I condemn the judgement and ask Sharif to resign”, he said in a press conference after a Supreme Court bench declared there was “insufficient evidence” to remove Sharif from office but ordered setting up of a Joint Investigation Team to probe the graft allegations against his family.

Earlier on Thursday, the Supreme Court said that there was not enough evidence to disqualify Sharif and ordered a fresh probe into corruption charges as revealed in the Panama Papers against the Prime Minister and his two sons Hassan and Hussain.

The judgement will be announced by a five-member larger bench, headed by Justice Asif Saeed Khosa on slew of petitions seeking disqualification of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in the wake of explosive disclosures of the Panama Papers, media reports.

The Supreme Court agreed past year to investigate the Sharif family’s offshore wealth after Imran Khan threatened street protests following the Panama

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