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Nawaz Sharif's elder son appears before Panama probe panel for sixth time

JIT is expected to complete its panama probe by July 10 and submit a report to the Supreme Court

Press Trust of India  |  Islamabad 

Nawaz Sharif
Nawaz Sharif

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's elder son on Tuesday appeared before a Joint Investigation Team (JIT) for the sixth time, probing the high- profile Panamagate graft case against his family.

arrived at the (FJA) and was questioned by the six-member JIT set up by the Supreme

In its judgement of April 20 in the case, the Supreme had constituted a JIT and empowered it to summon the prime minister, his sons and any other person necessary, to investigate allegations of money laundering, through which the four apartments in London's posh Park Lane area were purchased.

On May 5, the Supreme set up a high-level six-member JIT to probe Sharif and his sons' alleged corruption in the case.

It has already questioned Sharif and several of his family, including his sons - Hussain and Hasan over the family's alleged improper business dealings.

Sharif's daughter Maryam Nawaz will appear tomorrow before the JIT for the first time.

Sharif has denied any wrongdoing and said the property was purchased through the money his later father had invested in the

The JIT is expected to complete its probe by July 10 and submit a report to the apex Court, which will decide fate of Sharif. The JIT comprises anti-corruption officials, along with members of the powerful spy agency ISI and the Military Intelligence.

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First Published: Tue, July 04 2017. 15:59 IST