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JIT Summons Ishaq Dar on Monday

Islamabad (July 2, 2017): Panama Case Joint Investigation Team has summoned Finance Minister Ishaq Dar on Monday probing over assets of the Prime Minister’s family, while Hussan Nawaz is to appear before the probe committee tomorrow as well.

According to details, the joint investigation team probing offshore wealth of Sharif family has summoned Finance Minister Ishaq Dar for inquiry of Sharif family’s assets. The decisions of summoning was taken in the meeting chaired by Wajid Zia.

Reportedly, a notification was received by the finance ministry late in the day today according to which the federal minister is required to appear before the JIT on Monday.

It should be mentioned here that Hassan Nawaz, one of premier’s sons is to be interrogated by the probe team tomorrow whereas, Hussain Nawaz is to appear on Tuesday and subsequently Maryam Nawaz on Wednesday.

The top court-formed JIT is likely to file its comprehensive report on July 10 after it was tasked to probe the first family of Pakistan over Panama Leaks.

The apex court had released its verdict on April 20 after it took up petitions against premier’s family in October last year. Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif has denied the corruption allegations of the opposition ever since the leak surfaced in April 2016.

Earlier in the day today, cousin of the premier, Tariq Shafi appeared before the JIT.

Tariq Shafi told that the JIT inquired about the Gulf Steel Mills and that he answered all the questions. He further said that he has not been summoned again by the investigation team.

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