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Tag Archives: JIT

PML-N and SC legal contentions

In accordance with the 28th July SC verdict. NAB decided to file four new references related to: Avenfield properties, Azizia Steel company, the 16 companies mentioned in the verdict and a final reference against Ishaq Dar’s wealth. Justice Ijazul Ahsan was delegated the task of overseeing proceedings by NAB and the accountability courts. The NAB chairman Qamar Zaman Chaudhry also called for the …

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DG Pemra, AG tried to frame Nehal Hashmi by submitting incomplete speech: SC

The Supreme Court on Monday expressed displeasure with Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) Director General Haji Adam and Attorney General Ashtar Ausuf for submitting a different version of Senator Nehal Hashmi’s speech from the one that aired on TV channels. A three-member bench of the apex court, headed by Justice Ejaz Afzal, was conducting a hearing of the case …

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Pakistan Finance Minister used NBP president’s account for money laundering

The Panamagate Joint Investigation Team (JIT) has found that there was a nexus between Finance Minister Ishaq Dar and National Bank of Pakistan President Saeed Ahmad – as the latter used his various bank accounts to provide illegal financial benefits to the former, as well as the Sharif family. According to the Volume-II of the JIT report in Panamagate case, …

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Will never step down – Nawaz Sharif

An emergency meeting of the federal cabinet on Thursday endorsed Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s decision to not step down as the premier even as clamour for his exit got louder in wake of the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) report. While addressing his cabinet in Islamabad, Sharif termed the JIT report a pack of “allegations and speculations”, officials privy to the …

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Maryam gets PM’s protocol for JIT appearance

Strict security measures are in place around the Federal Judicial Academy where the prime minister’s daughter, Maryam Nawaz, is set to appear today after being summoned by the Panama case Joint Investigation Team (JIT). Maryam is expected to appear before the JIT — formed to probe the Sharif family’s assets in light of the Supreme Court’s April 20 judgment — …

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PM meets the JIT

With the Panama Papers investigation in full swing, the recently formed controversial JIT is in the midst of conducting its proceedings. The highly publicized case is at the helm of a protracted tug of war for political supremacy between the ruling party and its opposing coalition. Yet, in an unprecedented instance an elected prime minister appeared before the country’s institutions …

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ECP “verifies” and clears Nawaz Sharif

In a much-needed boost ahead of his appearance before the Panamagate joint investigation team (JIT), the election watchdog on Tuesday gave the beleaguered prime minister a clean chit after ‘verifying’ the statements of assets and liabilities he had submitted before it. The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has, for the first time, started the process of verification of annual statements …

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JIT MEETING

It was with the advent of the Panama Papers leak that the political landscape of Pakistan was jostled out of its deep slumber; the subsequent judicial case holds within it the potential to transform the political playing field for years to come. The Panama Papers case has dominated national headlines for months now, with the verdict split 3-2 among the …

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Panama crimes and the SC verdict

Why did the Panama case judgement refer Puzo’s bestseller? The Panama case judgment starts with a reference to Godfather, a renowned novel by Mario Puzo 1969 and the epigraph selected by the author is fascinating: “Behind every great fortune there is a crime.” –Balzac The original version in French reads as follows: ‘The Secret of a great success for which you …

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MQM’s Bhola admits setting fire to Baldia factory killing 259

The prime suspect in the Baldia factory arson attack case recorded his confessional statement before a local court on Thursday. Forty-six-year-old Abdul Rahman, alias Bhola, is accused of being behind the 2012 Ali Enterprises factory inferno, one of Pakistan’s worst industrial disasters in which 259 workers were burnt alive. He is believed to have been a sector in-charge for the …

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