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Former NAB chief appears before Panama case JIT

ISLAMABAD: Former chairman of the National Accountability Bureau Gen. (retd) Amjad Hussain recording his statement to the Panama case Joint Investigation Team (JIT) probing money trail and offshore properties of the Sharif family at Judicial Academy here.

The JIT has also summoned Maryam Nawaz to appear before it on July 5.

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s daughter Maryam Nawaz was served subpoena to turn up before the probing team with regard to Panama Papers investigation in line with the Supreme Court’s orders.

The letter stipulates to bring all relevant documents and records pertaining to the case.

The apex court appointed JIT has also summoned the premier’s sons, Hassan and Hussain Nawaz for further questioning on July 3 and 4 respectively.
Hussain Nawaz – the elder son of the prime minister – has appeared before the JIT for interrogation five times so far.

It also asked the premier’s cousin Tariq Shafi to appear before it on July 2 for second time.

The week is being deemed significant for the probing team as the six-member JIT is due to present its final report before the apex court on July 10.
The JIT has been given 60 days to probe Sharif family’s properties and the money trail behind it as part of the verdict announced in the Panama Papers case. The Supreme Court reviews progress of the investigation after every fortnight.



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