JIT may never have been if not for NAB chief’s ‘omission’

ISLAMABAD: According to Volume II of the JIT report, the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) is already looking into the Sharifs’ London properties. This was disclosed to the JIT by the NAB chairman.

Legal experts feel that had the chairman told the Supreme Court about its ongoing investigation into the Mayfair apartments in the UK, the court might have refrained from forming a joint investigation team and directing it to investigate the properties and their ownership.

When the chairman appeared in front of the JIT, he told them that the investigation into the London properties was in progress when the Supreme Court admitted petitions against the prime minister for regular hearing in November last year, and that the bureau had stopped the investigation until a final verdict in these petitions.

However, when NAB Chairman Qamar Zaman Chaudhry appeared before the Supreme Court on February 21, he did not tell

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