DG Intelligence Bureau confirms gathering of 'low-downs' on JIT members

DG Intelligence Bureau confirms gathering of 'low-downs' on JIT members

Islamabad (Web Desk): The Director General of the Intelligence Bureau (IB) Aftab Sultan on Saturday has informed Supreme Court (SC) of Pakistan that the bureau gathered ‘low-downs’ on the Joint Investigation Team (JIT).

DG IB in his report to SC took the stance that Panamagate is Pakistan’s high profile case, and it has impacts on national politics, therefore, IB collected the details of JIT members. Aftab Sultan said the accusations of threatening the members of investigation team are totally wrong.

The IB informed the apex court that “the Directorate General of Intelligence Bureau gathers intelligence on matters having bearing on national importance.”

IB further stated that the matter of low-downs leaks is of great concern, and investigation is being carried out in this regard as well.

“It is hereby confirmed that low-downs of JIT members were collected since Panama Leaks case is a high profile case having serious repercussions on the political fabric of the country. How the said low-downs leaked is a matter of great concern and is being investigated.”

Furthermore, the bureau termed the hacking of Facebook account of Bilal Rasool or any member of his family by IB totally wrong.