Panama Papers case verdict to be announced on Friday

Panama Case

Panama Papers case verdict to be announced on Friday

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court of West Pakistan can announces its finding of fact within the Panama Papers case at 11:30am on Fri.
The decision of the Panama Papers case are going to be declared by the initial five-member bench that detected the landmark case. The bench includes Justice Asif Saeed Khosa, Justice Ejaz Afzal Khan, Justice Gulzar Ahmed, Justice Sh. Azmat Saeed, Justice Ijaz ul Ahsan.

The landmark finding of fact are going to be declared in court one of the Supreme Court of West Pakistan.

The report and its aftermath

The JIT, fashioned in lightweight of the apex court’s Apr twenty judgment to probe the Sharif family’s cash path, submitted its 60-day investigation report back to the court on July ten.

The report highlighted the failure of the Sharif family to produce a cash path for its London residences and claimed the prime minister and his youngsters own assets on the far side their acknowledged sources of financial gain.


Following the report’s submission, the special bench, headed by Justice Ejaz Afzal Khan and comprising Justice Ijazul Ahsan and Justice Arab chief Azmat Saeed, issued notices to the parties to submit their responses.

The special implementation bench hearing the case had reserved its finding of fact on July twenty one when hearing arguments over the report of the Joint Investigation Team (JIT).

In his remarks throughout the last hearing, Justice Ejaz expressed that the bench was already reviewing the matter of the prime minister’s disqualification, whereas Justice Ijaz ul Ahsan remarked that the court wouldn’t back off from its call.

The petitioners enclosed West Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan, Awami Muslim League chief Arab chief Rasheed and Jamaat-e-Isami head Sirajul Haq whereas the respondents embody the prime minister, his relations, and several other governing body and departments.

The original judgment

Hearing the Panama Papers case since last year, a five-judge Supreme Court bench delivered its much-anticipated finding of fact within the case on Apr twenty.

In a 3-2 decision, the bulk judges determined that the obtainable proof was too little to disqualify the prime minister outright and directed for the formation of a JIT to analyze the case and collect proof, if any, showing that “Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif or any of his dependents or benamidar owns, possesses or nonheritable assets or any interest in this disproportionate to their acknowledged means that of income”.

The apex court conjointly ascertained that when the JIT’s final report is bestowed, “the matter of disqualification [of Nawaz Sharif] shall be considered”.