JIT final report may further delay decision in Panama Papers case

ISLAMABAD – The joint investigation team (JIT) probing the involvement of Sharif family in Panama Papers case will submit its final report on 13 questions of the implementation bench of the Supreme Court on July 10th.

The apex court in its April 20th, 2017, order had directed the JIT, comprising officials from six various departments, to investigate and collect evidence that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif (respondent number 1), or any of his dependents or benamidars own, possesses or has acquired assets of any interest therein disproportionate to his known means of income.

The JIT was also ordered that it may examine the evidence and material already available with the FIA and the NAB regarding the flats or any other assets or pecuniary resources and their origin.

The JIT so far has recorded the statements of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif, Hussain Nawaz, Hassan Nawaz, Capt (retired) Safdar, PM’s cousin Tariq

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