Panama Case: Supreme Court snubs Attorney General

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Panama Case: Supreme Court snubs Attorney General

ISLAMABAD: A five-member larger bench of the Supreme Court (SC) led by Justice Asif Saeed Khosa resumed hearing the Panama Leaks case on Wednesday.

Attorney General Ashtar Ausaf continued his arguments in the court today. He said that he had taken a look at the records and concluded that the Sharif family took loan on foreign currency accounts.

To this Justice Azmat Saeed remarked that the court had been told that investments had been made with the Qatar Prince, and no foreign currency account had been mentioned. He asked the Attorney General to assist the court and not become party to the case.

The Attorney General continued that the Hudaibiya Paper Mill case should be kept separate from the Panama Paper case. 

To this Justice Azmat Saeed said that if the Hudaibiya Paper Mill case was not based on facts, why was he trying to avoid it? He added that the NAB had proven to be a dead oraganization yesterday. He added that the court has to make an intervention if institutions are not working.