Panama Case in SC: Independent Investigator may be appointed for probe

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Panama Case in SC: Independent Investigator may be appointed for probe

ISLAMABAD: A five member bench of the Supreme Court of Pakistan had the last hearing of the Panama Case on Thursday.

The decision of the court was reserved and would be announced any time later.

Supreme Court of Pakistan has remarked that it is a fundamental right of nation to know whether its prime minister is eligible or not.

Attorney General Ashtar Ausaf Ali in his submissions before the court that any conclusive judgment cannot be given in the case until the allegations hurled by the petitioners are not probed and verified.

The bench said it may consider appointing an independent investigator to ensure transparent and fair probe of the matter in accordance with the law.

Justice Asif Saeed Khosa said the bench is looking into the case in every conceivable manner.