JIT questions Hussain Nawaz for over an hour in Panama Case

JIT questions Hussain Nawaz for over an hour in Panama Case

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s son Hussain Nawaz appeared before the joint investigation team (JIT) probing offshore wealth of Sharif family in the Panama Case.

The prime minister’s son reached Judicial Academy to appear before the Investigation Team (JIT) in today’s meeting.

Nawaz was questioned for 90 minutes by the investigation.

He left for his residence without speaking to the media.

Earlier, Hussain Nawaz – speaking to a private news channel – said that he appeared before the JIT with my lawyer and will present my case there.

He went on to say that he would not comment on any assumptions.

He stated that that he did not receive any questionnaire.

The prime minister’s son said that the Supreme Court of Pakistan (SC) will decide his fate.

He said that he was not given any list for submission.

Speaking to Samaa, State Minister for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb had confirmed that Hussain Nawaz will appear before the investigation team.

JIT had sent a notice to Hussain Nawaz for appearing before the probe team.

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s son had earlier Hussain Nawaz has refused to appear before the JIT citing reservations over two of its members.

It is pertinent to mention that the JIT decided to summon Hussain Nawaz to inquire about Sharif Family’s assets in London and Qatar.

In order to interrogate Nawaz Sharif, sources said, the JIT has drawn up list of questions, mostly regarding tax returns of London flats.

Hussain Nawaz filed an application in the apex court expressing his reservations over two JIT members – Amer Aziz and Bilal Rasool, who respectively represent the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) and the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP).

The Supreme Court had admitted his application of hearing and will take it up on May 29, after which the JIT will quiz Hussain Nawaz.

The committee’s other members include Irfan Naeem Mangi (NAB), Brigadier Muhammad Nauman Saeed (ISI), Brigadier Kamran Khurshid (MI) and Wajid Zia (FIA).

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