ISLAMABAD: Former chairperson of the Nationwide Accountability Bureau (NA) Lieutenant Common (retd) Syed Muhammad Amjad recorded on Thursday his assertion earlier than the Panama case Joint Investigation Staff (JIT).
Based on sources, Lt Gen (retd) Amjad — the primary chairperson of the anti-graft physique — recorded his assertion relating to the Hudaibiya Paper Mills case.
He additionally reportedly advised the JIT why the case has been at a standstill since a very long time.
Lt Gen (retd) Amjad spent round an hour with the excessive-profile probe staff and left with out speaking to the media.
The Hudaibiya Paper Mills cash-laundering reference towards Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz leaders Nawaz Sharif and Shehbaz Sharif was initiated in 2000 within the then chief government Common Pervez Musharraf’s authorities.
The reference was based mostly on the April 25, 2000 confession of finance minister Ishaq Dar, the place he admitted to his position in alleged cash laundering on behalf of the Sharif household via fictitious accounts.
Nevertheless, Dar later retracted the assertion saying it was given beneath duress.
The JIT is understanding of the Federal Judicial Academy in Islamabad. It has until July 10 to submit its report into the monetary belongings of the Sharif household to the Supreme Courtroom.
The excessive-profile probe group has additionally summoned the prime minister’s daughter Maryam Nawaz on July 5, and her brothers Hussain and Hasan on July four and three, respectively.
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