Hussain Nawaz appears before JIT for sixth time

  • Maryam Nawaz is scheduled to appear on Wednesday

ISLAMABAD  – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s elder son Hussain Nawaz on Tuesday reached Federal Judicial Academy to make his sixth appearance before Joint Investigation Team (JIT), formed by the Supreme Court to investigate Panama scandal.

The investigation team headed by Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) Additional Director Wajid Zia will quiz Hussain Nawaz regarding the money trail.

Numbers of supporters of PML-N gathered around the judicial academy to welcome the son of their leader.

For the first time, Hussain Nawaz appeared before the JIT on Sunday (May 28) at the federal judicial academy and faced a barrage of questions for over two hours.

He made his second appearance on Tuesday (May 30) where he was interrogated for hours. During the hearing, Hussain Nawaz was provided urgent medical care after his blood sugar level dropped following the hours-long interrogation.

For the third time, Hussain Nawaz reached Federal Judicial Academy on Thursday (June 1) to appear before the probing team.

Hussain Nawaz appeared before the JIT on June 3 for the fourth time, and for fifth time on June 9.

Maryam Nawaz

The JIT has also summoned PM Nawaz Sharif’s daughter Maryam Nawaz on Wednesday to record her statement.

Leaders of the ruling party also criticising the team for summoning the daughter of the PM, calling her “daughter of the nation”. Some are even terming the summons against the Islamic traditions.