Islamabad (Staff Report): The Joint Investigation Team (JIT) tasked to probe Sharif family’s offshore assets in line with the apex court’s April 20 verdict in the Panama case may summon Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif in coming days.
According to sources, Shehbaz Sharif will appear before the JIT if the investigating team summons him.
On Sunday, the JIT summoned Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on June 15 (Thursday).
JIT summons have been received. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will appear before the JIT on Thursday: PM Office— PML(N) (@pmln_org) June 11, 2017
Earlier, PM’s sons Hussain Nawaz and Hussan Nawaz had appeared before the investigation team.
For the first time, Hussain Nawaz appeared before the JIT on Sunday (May 28) at the federal judicial academy and faced a barrage of questions for over two hours.
He made his second appearance on Tuesday (May 30) where he was interrogated for hours. During the hearing, Hussain Nawaz was provided urgent medical care after his blood sugar level dropped following the hours-long interrogation.
For third time in five, Hussain Nawaz reached Federal Judicial Academy on Thursday (June 1) to appear before the probing team.
Hussain Nawaz appeared before the JIT on June 3 for the fourth time and on June 9th he appeared fifth time.
PM’s younger son Hassan Nawaz on Friday (June 2) appeared before the JIT where he was grilled for seven hours.
Hassan Nawaz made appearance before the probing team after second notice. Earlier, he had been asked to appear on Wednesday (May 31) but he could not comply with the first notice. He had sought time for recording his statement due to legal complications.
On Thursday, the PM’s younger son Hassan testified before the JIT for the second time. Hassan had first appeared before the probe team on June 2.