CM Shehbaz appears before Panama JIT

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Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif
Chief Minister of Punjab (CM) and younger brother of Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif, Shehbaz Sharif has appeared before the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) in connection with the Panama leaks case today (Saturday).

The minister arrived at the Federal Judicial Academy along with Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar while he was also accompanied by his son Hamza Shehbaz and Finance Minister Ishaq Dar.

Before leaving for the academy, Shehbaz Sharif said that he has always ensured the supremacy of the Constitution and law while he also pledged to cooperate with JIT.

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Islamabad police, under the command of Senior Superintendent Police (SSP) Sajid Kiani, have ensured foolproof security arrangements by deploying at least 2500 security officials of police, traffic police, Special Branch, FC and Rangers at various rooftops around Federal Judicial Academy to avoid any untoward incident.

The roads heading to the academy have been blocked by placing barbed wires to refrain entry of irrelevant persons in the area, the higher police official said.

Earlier on June 16, PM Nawaz appeared before JIT for the first time and confidently recorded his answers over 11 questions regarding Panama Papers case.

Speaking to the media after a three-hour long JIT proceeding, PM Nawaz said that he has accounted for every penny. “I have presented myself, government and family before JIT for trial.”

Also read: My family has presented itself for accountability: PM Nawaz

The prime minister said never before in the history of the country, three generations of a family were held accountable the way his family is being done. He said the present process of accountability has been extended to period beyond his birth.

He said that his personal businesses have nothing to do with the national treasure as these allegations are on a personal level, adding that the opponents will be unsuccessful no matter how many conspiracies they hatch against him or his family.

 

 

 

 

Originally Posted on SuchTv

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