Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s son Hussain Nawaz was today interrogated by a Supreme Court-appointed joint investigation team probing his family’s business dealings abroad, in the high-profile Panama Papers case.
Hussain was accompanied by his lawyer for the proceedings but the JIT objected to his presence and said Hussain can get help from the lawyer after securing permission from the Supreme Court.
According to officials, Hussain later faced the JIT alone and his questioning went on for about two hours.
Hussain visited the JIT office at National Judicial Academy in Islamabad after he was Sunday summoned for questioning.
He appeared before the JIT despite his petition in the Supreme Court in which he raised objection about two members of the JIT whom he termed as biased.
According to a source, one of the JIT members is considered a close friend of former president Gen Pervez Musharraf. The other is said to be a relative