Panama Leaks JIT approaches Supreme Court in search of its own security

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Panama Leaks JIT approaches Supreme Court in search of its own security

ISLAMABAD – The Panama Case Joint investigation Team probing the ruling family over the corruption allegations has approached Supreme Court for its own security and investigations into the threats received by its members.

Joint Investigation Team (JIT) probing Panama case filed a petition in the Supreme Court on Saturday informing it about the threats and difficulties faced by the members, according to sources.

JIT head and Additional Director General of Federal Investigation Agency (FIA), Wajid Zia, was previously told by the apex court to submit a separate petition for their concerns.

He has told the Supreme Court about security concerns, criticism on members, external pressure and other obstacles faced by the JIT. 

Sources told the the petition was prepared by Wajid Zia himself and Irfan Naeem Mangi of the Balochistan National Accountability Bureau (NAB).

It should be noted here that the National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) President Saeed Ahmad has wrote to Supreme Court Registrar accusing JIT of insulting and threatening him contrary to the court’s order.