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Wajid Zia Appears Before NAB Team to Record Statement

Rawalpindi (August 29, 2017): Head of the Joint Investigation Team constituted by the Supreme Court to probe offshore assets of Sharif family, Wajid Zia, appeared before the National Accountability Bureau to record his statements.

The anti-graft watchdog has summoned the JIT head Wajid Zia for recoding his statement before filing references against former first family in line with the top court’s July 28 verdict.

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After recording the statement of the JIT head,  NAB would finalize four references against the Sharif family.

The Joint Investigation Team was constituted b the apex court in its April 20th order to look into the wheelings and dealings of Sharif family.

Wajid Zia appeared before a NAB Rawalpindi tam, which has been tasked to prepare and file references against Sharif family.

A few days back, NAB has got permission from Supreme Court monitoring judge, Justice Ijaz-ul-Ahsan, had permitted the graft buster to quiz the JIT members.

‘All legal requirements and formalities are fulfilled and to avoid any possible lacuna that may damage the case, let the head of the JIT and any other concerned member who had collected the relevant evidence pursuant to the directions passed by this court record their statement before NAB,’ said a communication issued by the Supreme Court registrar to Wajid Zia.

It is to be mentioned here that former premier Nawaz Sharif, his children, and Finance Minister Ishaq Dar did not appear before NAB despite being issued notices twice.

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