Islamabad (Staff Report): Supreme Court (SC) told Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI)’s lawyer on Thursday that if legislation would start hanging people on the basis of news clippings then PTI leader will not survive either.
Earlier today, A five-member bench of the court conducted fresh hearing over petitions seeking Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif‘s disqualification after Panama leaks.
The court advised Pakistan Muslim League- Nawaz (PML-N) to submit documents or link connection with the case instead of verbal talk during the legal proceeding.
Court also directed PM’s lawyer to provide information regarding Hussain Nawaz’s business, his academic details and when PM Nawaz separated himself from business.
Justice Azmat Saeed said that Sharif family’s case is dependable over Qatari prince’s letter when PTI’s lawyer Naeem Bokhari requested the court to exclude the letter.
Meanwhile, Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif’s lawyer has submitted written reply to court’s queries regarding Panama Leaks asked during Wednesday’s hearing.
Written information about PM Nawaz’s public offices and businesses has also been submitted in the court.
Lawyer told the court that the premier had served as finance minister of Punjab from April 25, 1981 to February 28, 1985.
He was CM Punjab from April 9, 1985 to May 30, 1988 whereas he took charge as prime minister on November 6, 1990 but resigned in 1993.