Panama Leaks: SC gives PM’s children last chance to submit replies

The prime minister’s lawyer submitted his reply in the court. He stated that Nawaz Sharif did not own offshore companies and flats. He added that the prime minister’s name was not mentioned in the Panama Papers and he submits his taxes regularly.

The lawyer said that Hassan, Hussain, Maryam Nawaz as well as Capt. Safdar had not submitted their replies. To which the court said that the actual replies had not been submitted.

Justice Asif Khosa said that if the replies are not submitted, the court will accept allegations against his children. “Can you give a written statement that Maryam Nawaz is not under guardianship of the prime minister?” he said.

The court adjourned the session till Monday, 9:00 AM and directed that the prime minister’s children submit their replies in the next hearing.

The court order available with Geo News states that the SC is giving the Prime Minister’s children the last chance to submit their reply. It also directed that all parties should submit their ToRs today.


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