On the third consecutive day of hearing of Panama Leaks Case, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s daughter Maryam Nawaz submitted her replies before the Supreme Court in which she has completely rejected all of PTI’s allegations and mentioned her five-year income details as well.
Salman Akram Raja, newly engaged lawyer of Nawaz Sharif’s children, appeared before the court and submitted the replies on behalf of Maryam Nawaz in front of five-member larger bench of Supreme Court led by Justice Azmat Saeed Khosa. In the reply, Maryam Nawaz said that the signatures on documents related to Nescol Company are fake, these documents are not linked to the Panama Leaks.
Maryam Nawaz also stated that there are five houses of Sharif Family in Raiwand. In the first house, her grandmother Shamim Akhtar lives and her parents, the PM and the first lady live in the second house. Her late Uncle Abbas Sharif’s family lives in third house whereas in the fourth house, Shahbaz Sharif and his family live. She herself lives in the fifth house.
Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan also submitted an interview by Nawaz Sharif’s financial advisor Haroon Pasha in the court as evidence. He requested the court to include Haroon Pasha’s interview given to a channel given on 6th Dec, 2016 in the court records. Hearing of Panama Leaks Case will resume on Monday 9th Jan.
PTI denies Maryam Nawaz’s Replies
PTI seemed very confident after today’s hearing of Panama Leaks Case that the case would be concluded in the coming weeks and the nation would soon hear the good news. Spokesperson PTI Fawad Chaudhary had a media talk outside Supreme Court where he said that the top court has reiterated PTI’s stance that Sharif Family has to come up with money trail. He also rejected Maryam Nawaz’s assertion of being a trustee only and said that Maryam Nawaz is a beneficiary of Minerva Trust & Corporate Services Ltd.
Awami Muslim League (AML) Chief Sheikh Rasheed, who is also one of the applicants in the case, was hopeful and pretty sure that this case would be closed in within this month of January. He said that the new bench of Supreme Court had made it clear on 4th January that it would not grant any adjournment on any pretext and would hear it on a day-to-day basis.
Imran Khan himself got stuck in Panama Leaks Case, claims Talal Chaudhary
PMLN Leader Talal Chaudhary also reacted to the new developments in the case saying that almost half of the case has been solved with the help of arguments which PTI’s lawyer have made in the court so far. He said that it’s easy to lie in the rallies but in courts, you have to come up with proofs in which Imran Khan has failed badly.