Panama Leaks in SC on January 16: PM lawyer arguments

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Panama Leaks in SC on January 16: PM lawyer arguments

ISLAMABAD: Panama Papers case hearing was resumed on Monday, January 16 in the Supreme Court of Pakistan.

Five-member larger bench headed by Justice Asif Saeed Khosa resumed the hearing.

 

Other judges in the bench include Justice Ejaz Afzal Khan, Justice Gulzar Ahmed, Justice Sheikh Azmat Saeed and Justice Ijaz-ul-Ahsan.

 

During the proceeding, the counsel read out Dr Mubasshir Hassan case’s verdict that was announced in 2009. He said that federation didn’t act on the instructions in the case.

 

Makhdoom Ali Khan argued that on April 1, federal government was asked to write letter to Swiss officials whereas PM was sentenced on April 26, 2012.

 

On May 4, the case was again raised in SC due to rolling of Speaker after which the court ordered to de-seat Yousaf Raza Gillani on June 19.