Islamabad (July 17, 2017): Sharif family has filed reply in the Supreme Court on the joint investigation team (JIT) report here.
As per details, Prime Minister’s counsel Khwaja Haris has submitted the reply in the apex court.
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Sources said that Sharif family had rejected the JIT report. The counsel had urged the apex court to dismiss the report.
The family has taken the plea that the JIT overstepped the mandate given to it by the apex court.
It added that the behavior and conduct of the JIT was biased and unjust. The family had pleaded the court to reject the report while allowing their plea.
It is to be mentioned here that the three-member Special bench of the Supreme Court headed by Justice Ijaz Afzal monitoring the implementation of the judgment of Panama Papers case is hearing the case.
This is the first hearing of the case after the submission of the report by the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) that probed the case as per the order of the apex court.
The counsel of the PTI Naeem Bukhari and the counsel of the Prime Minister Khawaja Harris are presenting their arguments.
The hearing is being held under stringent security with mesh wire around the building of the Supreme Court and the Red Zone here.