The joint investigation workforce (JIT), set as much as look at the enterprise dealings of the Sharif household overseas, on Monday advised the Supreme Courtroom (SC) that not solely have some governmental departments proven reluctance in handing over related data, however some data have additionally been tampered with, DawnNews reported.
The SC bench overseeing the implementation of the Panama Papers verdict was listening to numerous points surrounding the investigation on Monday.
These included the second petition filed by the prime minister’s elder son looking for the structure of a fee to research the leak of a photograph depicting him showing earlier than the JIT.
The JIT had ready an inquiry report on the Hussain Nawaz photograph leak, which was submitted to the bench.
The bench additionally took up an software, filed by the JIT, by which the investigators highlighted sure points and issues they’ve been dealing with in concluding the probe inside the stipulated two-month timeframe.
The JIT reportedly rejected nearly all of the allegations levelled towards the physique in reference to the ‘leaking’ of Hussain Nawaz image, but in addition advised the courtroom that punitive motion has been taken towards one particular person suspected of involvement within the incident.
Khawaja Haris, who represents Hussain, argued towards the filming of statements given to the JIT; nevertheless, Justice Justice Ejaz Afzal made it clear that video recording of the interrogation was allowed underneath Part 162.
Nevertheless, Justice Ijazul Ahsan assured that the recording couldn’t be used towards any witness.
The bench proceeded to order the lawyer basic and the group of legal professionals representing Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s elder son, Hussain Nawaz, to submit their replies by June 14 to the allegations levelled by the JIT.
It advised the lawyer common to look at the written report submitted by the JIT on the CCTV picture leak and advocate what motion may be taken towards the one that circulated the photograph.
It additionally requested the deputy lawyer common, who was current for the proceedings, if it was sensible for the JIT’s report on the issues being confronted by the workforce to be made public.
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