Pakistan

ISLAMABAD – Four key institutions on Tuesday have sent their teams to assist the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) investigating into the Panama case.


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The institutions, including Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP), Federal Investigation Agency (FIA), National Accountability Bureau (NAB), and State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) formed their respective teams and submitted them to the JIT, GEO news reported.

All the teams will begin to assist the JIT, made by the Supreme Court to implement the Panama verdict, starting from today.

On Monday, the JIT presented its first 15-days initial report on the Panama case where the special bench showed satisfaction over the probe made so far.

The bench, headed by Justice Ejaz Afzal Khan, comprises Justice Sheikh Azmat Saeed and Justice Ijaz-ul-Hassan held the hearing and directed the JIT to complete its investigation within 60 days as per the orders of the court.

“We will not allow extra time for completion  of proceedings,” remarked justice Ejaz Afzal.

Justice Azmat Saeed Sheikh made it clear that the JIT should apprise the three-member bench if any state institution was creating hurdles for the team.