Supreme Court of Pakistan has announced its final verdict for Panama Case. Larger bench, comprising of five chief justices of the Supreme Court, has disqualified the PM for life.
The five member bench of the Supreme Court has unanimously disqualified Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. This disqualification is for life instead of the usual 5 years.
The Court has ordered to create NAB references against Maryam Nawaz, Nawaz Sharif, Hussain Nawaz, Hassan Nawaz, Captain Safdar and Ishaq Dar. All members of the Nawaz Sharif’s family have been declared ineligible for government offices.
All five judges voted against the Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and he has been ordered to vacate his office immediately.
NAB has been given six weeks to file a reference and 6 months to reach a decision.
Larger bench is headed by Mr. Justice Asif Saeed Khosa and it comprises of Mr. Justice Ejaz Afzal Khan, Mr. Justice Gulzar Ahmed, Mr. Justice Sh. Azmat Saeed and Mr. Justice Ijaz ul Ahsan,
It may be recalled that Imran Khan of PTI, Sheikh Rasheed of Awami League and Siraj ul Haq of Jamat-e-Islami had petitioned in Supreme Court against Panama leaks. They had pleaded the Supreme Court to investigate the Panama papers, which exposed hidden assets of the wealthy across the world and exposed the Sharif Family.
Copy of Panama Case Decision
You can download the copy of final decision on Panama Case by clicking this link (PDF File)
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