Puzzled by those defending plunderers: Pak PM

Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday took a jibe at the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) and the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), saying that the Joint Investigation Teams’ (JIT) reports on Panama Papers and fake accounts cases were “case studies in how states fail.”

Khan’s comments come a day after former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was sentenced to seven years of imprisonment in Al-Azizia Steel Mills reference case while the Supreme Court relayed findings of JIT in a money laundering case against former President Asif Ali Zardari, according to Pakistani media reports.

Taking to his Twitter handle, Khan wrote: “The Panama JIT report and the Fake Accounts JIT report are case studies in how states fail-getting impoverished and drowning in debt. The scale and methods used for siphoning off public money are incredulous and mind-boggling.”

Chiding the supporters of PPP and PML-N and accusing them of supporting those who

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