Monday , February 27 2017

Panama Leaks Case : Live from Courtroom No 1

Panama Leaks Case : Live from Courtroom No 1

ISLAMABAD: The day began with whispers ‘what stands out as the function of normal (retd) Raheel Sharif after protecting command of Islamic defense force’s Alliance to fight terrorism on sure terms and Supreme court docket staffers’ futile try to fix picture of former Chief Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali within the court docket no 1.’

in the meantime a golden clock struck 9:30am. worthy judges took their seats. They appeared fresh when Naeem Bokhari resumed his arguments on fourth consecutive day. He continued his arguments whereas many Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf‘s leaders had been whispering into one another’s ears both general Raheel would be accepting a lead role in a military alliance of 39-Islamic countries or not?

Then there came every other moment when many pensive taking a look legal professionals, journalists and even many legislatures observed that PanamaLeaks case may just witness a brand new flip these days (Tuesday). Their pensiveness was in accordance with imaginable reopening of investigation right into a case of Sharif brothers who allegedly used the Hudaibya Paper Mills as duvet for cash laundering right through the late Nineties.

yes, confessional statement of Senator Ishaq came below question during the route of lawsuits. It was once a fresh question got here from the judges as well as the petitioners who raised more than eighty (eighty five) placing questions all the way through thirty two hours long arguments in earlier four hearings.

PTI’s lead suggestions, Naeem Bokhari, put 31 questions sooner than the respondents and equally counseled by means of the apex courtroom. but interestingly he himself might now not give enough answers of 41 questions to 5-member-judge bench of the highest court who posed these quarries all the way through the route of court cases.

This used to be a unique second when you could witness gloomy face of PTI Chairman Imran Khan who left the court docket twice, perhaps he used to be sad with his lawyer’s performance. Then Jahangir Tareen equally followed his chief even his assistance who was assisting Naeem Bokhari was once not standing subsequent to him. Pensive having a look Mr Tareen used to be also now not comfortable with Mr Bokhari’s efficiency when he used to be arguing on Monday. nobody knew the reason, anyway in the court docket.

Some 18 questions came from Justice Azmat Saeed Sheikh, who most likely learn all of the plethora of paperwork submitted by means of each parties before the court docket on this case. “Mr Bokhari you didn’t resolution my single query—it’s a critical query—perhaps you are not neatly-ready,” Justice Azmat observed. This correspondent witnessed many Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz legislatures who had been discussing many concerns with Sharifs’ prison crew. PM guide on legislation and Justice Zafarullah Khan and Makhdoom Ali Khan, advice for top Minister Nawaz Sharif had been engaged in serious dialogue when the courtroom questioned issue of alleged money laundering instances about Sharifs brothers.

right through the tea spoil, Makhdoom Ali Khan also shared fascinating story of his struggling occupation with this correspondent who witnessed Sardar Ishaq Khan Khakhwani as taking notes of the lawsuits. The first rate having a look Mr Khakwani was once sitting ten toes away from Dr Shireen Mazari of PTI who were all the time found whispering into ears of Mr Tareen and Imran Khan. Justice Asif Saeed Khosa, who was heading the five-member-choose bench, asked 14 key questions. This correspondent also witnessed that the respondents’ counsels introduced a dozen of smaller, medium and massive size bags carrying books, judgments and documents in the courtroom. They had been super prepared to begin the arguments. Staffers of Pakistan information department stored protecting chairs for his or her bosses specifically knowledge Minister Maryam Aurangzaib and MNAs Danial Aziz and Talal Chaudhry. State Minister for data technology Anusha Rehman used to be sitting all alone in 2nd-last-row of chair, taking notes of complaints.

This correspondent attended all hearings (9 hearings sooner than 2017 and the remainder of four hearing this month) and counted key questions where the lordships needed their solutions from the respondents—prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Hussain Nawaz, Hassan Nawaz, Maryam Nawaz, Cap (retd) Mohammad Safdar and Ishaq Dar this week. Some key questions are: Did prime Minister Nawaz Sharif personal London property? is prime Minister a decent individual? Did he mislead the nation, first on floor of the house and then his PTV handle to the folks? was it a case of mis-declaration/misstatement? the place did Sharifs’ domestic park 12 million dirham after 1980? How was the debt settled by means of Sharifs? How did this money trip from Dubai to Jeddah after 1999? When used to be this money invested into actual property industry shared with Al-Thani Royal domestic of Qatar? used to be Sharifs’ household concealing their investments in Qatar? was once there any documentary proof in reinforce of greatest Sharif’s observation that he parted his ways with the household trade? used to be Maryam Nawaz depending on her father? used to be the trust deed file unique? was once there any written will of Mian Mohammad Sharif (late) the place he wished for handing over property to Hassan Nawaz and Hussain Nawaz? must we proceed the case against PM Sharif who was once no longer named in Panama Leaks? Did the quantity belong to Qatri Al-Thani household which sold London flats? If yes then will have to we question Hassan and Hussain who did not own this amount ahead of 2006? Did London flats had been sold ahead of 2006? will have to we summon PM children? What was the true amount Sharifs’ household bought below sale deal of Golf steel Mill? How and when Jeddah steel Mill established? What was once its profit when cash trade used to be shifted to London? How was companies distributed among Sharif brothers? Does any law exist to outline ‘benami property’ in Pakistan? was there any banking transaction concerned on this entire juncture of buying London flats, Golf and Jeddah steel Mills and real estate business in Qatar? Is the trust deed issued by Minerva trust disputed? was once this big amount of money in reality laundered? what’s going to be the implication on the State if PM is disqualified underneath Article 62-sixty three? If one thing used to be illegally completed in a foreign country then what was once its felony place in Pakistan? Is there any documentary proof of all these junctures with Sharifs’ domestic? was once there any contradiction in statements of PM Sharif and his youngsters? What used to be the importance of interviews Sharifs given to more than a few nationwide and global media properties about London apartments? Why did Sharifs conceal documents of their property? was once monetary Investigation company investigating alleged money laundering difficulty pertaining to 2 offshore firms owned through PM Sharif’s children? was once Maryam Nawaz really helpful proprietor or trustee of those companies? Who was once dealing with these corporations’ affairs in last eight years? what’s the importance of Qatri Letter in this case? Will Prince Hammad of Al-Thani household seem before the courtroom if invited? Can a fresh reference be filed against Sharifs brothers who allegedly used the Hudaibya Paper Mills as quilt for cash laundering throughout the late 1990s? What was once the function of Ishaq Dar on this whole deal? who’s coping with Mozak in Sharifs’ household?

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