CM Punjab to Appear Before JIT on June 17

CM Punjab to Appear Before JIT on June 17

Shahbaz Sharif JIT News

ISLAMABAD: A spokesman of Punjab government on Wednesday said that Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif would appear before the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) probing the offshore holdings of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his children on June 17.

Malik Ahmed Khan, spokesman of Punjab government, clarified that Shahbaz Sharif was not issues summon. A notice was issued to the chief minister asking him to appear before the JIT, he added.

He announced that the chief minister would appear before the JIT on the given date.

It is to be mentioned here that on Tuesday the JIT summoned Prime Minister’s younger brother, Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif, to appear before it on Saturday.

Shahbaz Sharif will appear before the six-member JIT, headed by Federal Investigation Agency’s Addi­tional Director Wajid Zia, two days after the prime minister’s scheduled appearance.

The JIT’s summons to Shahbaz Sharif was issued on the day when his close aide and Punjab Law Minister Rana Sana­ullah said that the joint investigation team should better call Shahbaz Sharif if it wanted to do a Ph.D. and write a thesis on the Sharif family.

“The JIT should invite CM Shahbaz as he will provide every detail it is seeking,” he said.

“The JIT should also disclose who leaked Hussain Nawaz’s picture and which institution he belonged to and as to why it did not register an FIR against him,” he had asked.

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