Security of Panama judges beefed up

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Troops of Pakistan's paramilitary arrive at the Supreme Court for security for a hearing of Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani, in Islamabad, Pakistan, Monday, Feb. 13, 2012. Judges are set to charge Gilani with contempt for defying their orders to reopen an old corruption case against his political ally, President Asif Ali Zardari. (AP Photo/Anjum Naveed)

ISLAMABAD: The security of five judges who heard the landmark Panama Papers case has been beefed up.

The bench is headed by Justice Asif Saeed Khosa, and comprises Justice Gulzar Ahmad, Justice Ijaz Afzal, Justice Sheikh Azmat Saeed and Ijaz-ul-Ahsan.

Additional force of police commandoes has been appointed to stand guard with each member of the bench. Meantime, the contingents of Punjab police also will guard the judges.

After delivering the Panama case verdict, the judges will leave the court from a special route.

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Story first published: 28th July 2017

Originally Posted on SamaaNews

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