Here’s how a Microsoft font sparked trouble for Maryam Nawaz
With the Panama Joint Investigation Team’s (JIT) startling report about the Sharif’s businesses and properties opening floodgates to criticism, analysis and predictions about the fate of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Twitterati took to the social networking site to give vent to their feelings.
The JIT’s startling revelations about Maryam Nawaz Sharif submitting fake and manipulated documents to PM Nawaz Sharif owning an offshore company triggered a barrage of reaction on the Twitter.
Among other trends on Twitter #Fontgate #Calibri remained the center of discussion for it focused on Maryam Nawaz, known for her active presence on the Twitter, having been accused of submitting forged documents.
The Panama JIT revealed that the probing team had sent the documents submitted by Maryam to it and the apex court to the Radley Forensic Document Laboratory in London for forensic examination.
An expert of the laboratory stated that, “he identified the type font used to produce both certified declaration as ‘Calibri’.
However, the expert said, Calibri was not commercially available before 31st January 2007 and as such, neither of the originals of the certified declarations is correctly dated and happy to have been created at some later point in time,”
Oh. My. God. pic.twitter.com/LC5w13f9RX
— Zarrar Khuhro (@ZarrarKhuhro) July 10, 2017
Legend has it that Qaim Ali Shah’s birth certificate is in calibri font. #FontGate
— Imran Sarwar (@TheImranSarwar) July 11, 2017
Baji said, let’s use Calibri font, it’s my favorite. pic.twitter.com/JLFOTXWWjw
— Svengali (@AltafBe) July 10, 2017
Calibri font invented by our daughter Maryam Nawaz in Arfa Kareem tower Lahore: Shahbaz Sharif
— Nido (@Nid0_0) July 10, 2017
Bill Gates personally thanking Nawaz Sharif for inventing Calibri font. pic.twitter.com/6rv9qo9ne6
— Osama. (@ashaqeens) July 11, 2017
Respondent can turn from guilty to not-guilty just by proving the Calibri font was created before 2007. Imagine the quality of investigation
— Basit (@iBasitt) July 10, 2017
Maryam forging documents: JIT expert says Calibri font wasn’t available before 2007 while it was actually available in 2004. Laughable hahah pic.twitter.com/eKWPNIOiHA
— AH (@HafeezAmjad3) July 10, 2017
— Saad Khan (@realsaadkhan) July 10, 2017
Imagine. The forgers of documents could not have imagined that the ‘Calibri’ font did not even exist before 31 Jan 2007 (caught red handed) https://t.co/zUGKPUKYqm
— Dr. Arif Alvi (@ArifAlvi) July 10, 2017