Panama Leaks Case: SC completes hearing, reserves verdict

23 Feb, 2017 2:36 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The Supreme Court has on Thursday reserved verdict in the Panama Papers case against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his family members.

A five-member bench of the Supreme Court headed by Justice Asif Saeed Khosa completed hearing the case today.

The apex court remarked that a verdict will be announced after reviewing all angles of the case.

In his concluding remarks, Justice Asif Saeed Khosa said that no short judgment is being passed. He said it is not an ordinary case. The court will consider all aspects of the case and give the judgment in accordance with the law and constitution.

During the proceedings, the apex court repeatedly raised questions on the documents and material produced before the court saying these require verification.

Responding to the points raised by Naeem Bukhari, the counsel of PTI, during the rebuttal process, the bench said it cannot dispense with the normal law of the land and undo the entire jurisprudence.

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