Pakistan

ISLAMABAD –  A Supreme Court judge invoked curiosity and apparently teased the nation on Tuesday regarding the landmark Panama case by stating that its verdict would be historic which would be remembered for centuries.

The spoiler about the much-awaited decision came from Justice Ejaz Afzal Khan, who is part of the top court’s larger bench which heard the Panamagate case.

The remarks came during a case regarding the Lahore Orange Line Metro project in response to a statement made by Khawaja Ahmad Hassan, who said that in the Panama case, the bench had observed that they will give a verdict which could not be objected to for 20 years.

It may be mentioned here that the Supreme Court had reserved judgement on February 23 after a series of daily hearings. Both PML-N and PTI had vowed to accept the decision.

Political analysts also suggest that the decision could be delayed further so that mercury soars a bit more subsequently thwarting any agitation after the verdict in the purview of severe weather conditions.