Fazl raises questions over Panama leaks probe – The Nation

PESHAWAR –  Jamiat-e-Ulama-e-Islam-F chief Maulana Fazl-ur-Rahman while expressing reservation over the accountability proceedings against the Sharif family questioned whether the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) was aimed at investigating the alleged corruption of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif or toppling his government.

The Maulana while addressing a party gathering on Wednesday alleged that certain political parties had united under an international conspiracy to fail the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) initiative, saying that Panama papers’ issue had been orchestrated to sabotage the multi-billion dollar project.

Fazl declared that Panama issue was neither for elimination of corruption nor against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his family, rather it was a well-engineered conspiracy to sabotage the CPEC, which he termed as a lifeline project for Pakistan. The JUI-F chief jumped to rescue Sharif family after the JIT report revelations about money laundering, concealment of assets and offshore companies in the name of Sharif family. “We will go

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