Islamabad (Web Desk): Former chief justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar on Monday rejected allegations levelled against him by former top judge of Gilgit-Baltistan, Rana Shamim, regarding a collusion to deny bails to former premier Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz before general elections 2018.
Justice Saqib Nisar, who ordered the formation of a joint investigation team (JIT) in the Panama Papers case that led to the disqualification of then prime minister Nawaz Sharif, said he didn't want to respond to the "plain lies" of the ex-GB chief justice.
In a statement, the former CJP said that Rana Shameem was asking for extension as Gilgit Baltistan Chief Justice but I didn’t approve.” What can I say on this lie of Rana Shameem, he said.
Earlier, former chief justice of Gilgit-Baltistan Rana Shamimmade shocking revelations about Saqib Nisar as he claimed that the latter did not want deposed PM Nawaz and his daughter to be freed on bail ahead of the 2018 general elections.
His statement was revealed in a story published in a local newspaper, quoting Gilgit-Baltistan top judge revealed that Nawaz and Maryam were kept in jail till the general elections in 2018 on the orders of Saqib Nisar.
In response to this story, President of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Shehbaz Sharif said, "Allah has His own way of revealing the truth."