Panama Papers probe: Pakistan SC may not announce verdict before 15 August

Islamabad: Pakistan’s Supreme Court may not announce the verdict before 15 August in the Panamagate case against beleaguered Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his family for alleged corruption and money laundering, it emerged on Thursday after the court issued roster of cases for next two weeks.

According to the Cause List, the court has set up benches to hear all cases till 11 August and it does not include the three-member bench which reserved the judgement last week after the conclusion of the hearings in the Panama Papers case.

File image of Pakistan Supreme Court. AFP.

File image of Pakistan Supreme Court. AFP.

The roster shows that two of the three judges on the special Panama case implementation bench will be out of Islamabad from next week until 11 August.

Justice Sheikh Azmat Saeed will be hearing cases in the apex court’s Lahore Registry while Justice Ijazul

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