Panamagate Case: Judge says all requirements of justice will be fulfilled
ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The Supreme Court has on Friday given the prime minister’s counsel time till Monday to submit details regarding distribution of properties of Mian Muhammad Sharif, father of Nawaz Sharif.
A five-member bench of the Supreme Court headed by Justice Asif Saeed Khosa resumed hearing of the case.
During the proceedings, Makhdoom Ali Khan, counsel of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif requested time till Monday to submit details regarding distribution of properties of Mian Muhammad Sharif, father of the premier.
Justice Asif Saeed Khosa said that one of the Sharif family members had said that the documents were present, adding that there shouldn’t be any hesitation if the documents are present.
Justice Asif Saeed Khosa stated that it will dispense justice in the case. He said that the bench will continue to hear the case till it makes up its mind and that the requirements of justice will be fulfilled.
He made it clear that the bench will not be dictated by the wishes of people. The court has given Monday’s deadline to submit details.
Presenting his arguments regarding Ishaq Dar’s statement, Shahid hamid, the counsel of Maryam Safdar and Ishaq Dar said that his client has been accused that he had admitted money laundering worth US $14.866 million in his confessional statement on April 25, 2000 in front of a Magistrate.
He submitted that Ishaq Dar has nothing to do with Panama case. Ishaq Dar’s counsel said that his client was forced to sign the confessional statement in a NAB case. He said that every forum and court has given his client a clean chit in every case.
Justice Gulzar Ahmad asked if Ishaq Dar is backtracking from his confessional statement to which Shahid Hamid said that he totally denied.
The court has adjourned the hearing of case till Monday.