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The head of the Joint Investigation Team (JIT), formed by the Supreme Court (SC) to probe into the Panama Papers case, Wajid Zia appeared before the accountability court on Friday to record his statement in the Avenfield reference case against the former premier Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Capt (retd) Safdar. Zia started recording his statement on Thursday where his status in the court was questioned.
On Thursday, the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) presented Zia as the prosecution witness but defence counsel Amjad Pervez questioned whether he can be permitted as a witness since he was part of the investigation team against Nawaz Sharif in the Panama Paper’s case. He was permitted by the accountability court judge