JIT visits Azam Swati’s residence to collect evidence in IG transfer case
ISLAMABAD (92 News) – A joint investigation team (JIT), formed by the Supreme Court, visited the Minister for Science and Technology Azam Swati’s residence to collect evidences and information in Islamabad IG transfer case on Wednesday. The JIT led by National Accountability Bureau’s (NAB) Irfan Mangi and comprising members of the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) and the Intelligence Bureau (IB) began its inquiry against Swati. The JIT today sought from the CDA complete details of Swati's residence and collected important information including evidences. The investigation team also inquired about facts from the investigation officer at Shehzad Town. However, the apex court directed the JIT to submit report within two weeks with answers of ten questions. In which, It was asked that did Swati’s land was allotted as per legal way. It is also questioned that Is Swati played a direct role in the transfer of former Islamabad police chief Jan Mohammad. Earlier, Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar, while hearing the IGP Islamabad case, remarked that Azam Swati should resign. He said that Azam Swati should admit his cruelty and court does not accept the agreement of the parties. The CJP formed a joint investigation team comprising of the representatives of the FIA, IB the NAB to probe into the matter and assets and property of Azam Swati. He further remarked that the case come under Article 62(1)(f). “We cannot tolerate cruelty of the cruel. We have to break the tradition of the exploitation of the poor through wealth and cruelty. We want the people running the country should be honest,” he maintained.