Pakistan

ISLAMABAD – After changing in schedule, Prime Minister Nawaz Shairf’s younger son Hassan Nawaz on Thursday appeared before the joint investigation team (JIT), formed to probe money trail of Sharif family.


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Earlier, Hassan Nawaz was scheduled to visit the Federal Judicial Academy to make his second appearance before the JIT on June 10 (Saturday), but the plan has been changed for unknown reasons.

However, Hussain Nawaz, elder son of the PM, will appear before the investigation team on June 9 as per the set schedule.

Talking to media outside the judicial academy, PML-N leader Asif Kirmani said that Hassan was informed in last night regarding his appearance after reschedule.

First Appearance

PM’s younger son Hassan Nawaz on Friday (June 2) appeared before the JIT where he was grilled for seven hours.

Hassan Nawaz made appearance before the probing team after second notice. Earlier, he had been asked to appear on Wednesday (May 31) but he could not comply with the first notice. He had sought time for recording his statement due to legal complications.

Hussain Nawaz

Earlier, Hussain Nawaz had appeared before the investigation team for four times.

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 third time in five, 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.

Talking to media while leaving the judicial academy after second appearance, Hussain Nawaz said: “However, I decided to face the JIT and respond to all of their questions. I am confident that the investigation will prove our stance; that we have not done anything illegal,”

On third appearance, Nawaz said that he will appear before the investigation team whenever he will be called by the JIT.

“We have the same assets as we had during tenure of former president Pervez Musharraf,” Nawaz said, adding that fake cases were registered against them in Musharraf’s tenure.