Panama Papers case: No corruption, misuse of authority charge on PM, says SC

ISLAMABAD: Justice Azmat Saeed on Wednesday remarked that no corruption or misuse of authority was leveled in the Joint Investigation Team (JIT)’s report.

A three-member special bench on the PanamaLeaks’ case, headed by Justice Ejaz Afzal Khan, and comprising Justice Shiekh Azmat Saeed and Justice Ijazul Ahsen, resumed hearing in the Panama case.

During the hearing, the bench remarked that the court will decide the Panama Papers case after reviewing and analysing all the contents and evidence, adding that they don’t have to look into the link of the prime minister with corruption but with the matter.

Concluding his arguments, Khawaja Haris, counsel for Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, contended that the JIT, which was assigned the task to probe the allegations of financial irregularities and money laundering of the Sharif family for establishing properties abroad, in its findings did not come up with documentary evidence for proving the Nawaz Sharif’s ownership of London

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