ISLAMABAD: Senior lawyer and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Hamid Khan has quit as lead counsel of PTI in Panama Leaks case in the Supreme Court and informed the party chief about his decision.
Sources said that Hamid Khan telephoned party chairman Imran Khan and expressed his concerns over the campaign in media during the last 24 hours. Khan told the PTI chief that it was not possible for him to represent PTI in Panama case anymore in SC following the media campaign.
Imran praised Hamid Khan for representing the party in the Panama case. Upon this Khan thanked Imran for acknowledging his services, but urged PTI chief to allow him to quit the case.
Imran said that he wanted Hamid Khan to continue assisting the PTI legal team in the case.