Panama Leaks Probe: Government Wrote Letter To Supreme Court For Judicial Commission Formation
The opposition on Wednesday pressurized the government to request the Chief Judge to form a Parliamentary commission to probe the panama paper scandal, thus the government on Friday written letter to check the validation of allegations.
Borrowing the demand from the opposition parties to investigate the Panama Paper allegation Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif had written a letter to chief justice to constitute a commission to check whether panama paper allegation valid or not, the Registrar of Supreme court received the letter.
According to express news, the Acting Secretary of Ministry of Law has written the letter to Supreme Court Registrar, sources said about the letter that a commission is made to investigate the Pakistani citizens to have the offshore companies mentioned in Panama Paper.
The Judicial commission should establish under the Pakistan commission of Inquiry Act 1956 (VI of 1956) although the commission should be headed by Chief Justice on priority basis.
Panama Paper had revealed the name of almost 200 Pakistan Politicians and businessmen who have owned offshore companies, including the names of Prime Minister and his family.
However the Opposition leader Khursheed Shah telephoned Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf’s Shah Mehmood Qureshi and Jamaat-e-Islami chief Siraj-ul-haq on Friday to ask their several options which they want to investigate in Panama paper scandal that involves 200 citizen and politicians. Both chief’s demands the resign of Prime Minister instead of repeatedly addressing the nation.
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif challenged all those who have baseless allegations against him and his family members.
he said in his address to The Nation “I will step down if found guilty of any charge in the Panama leaks,” he also said in harsh tone if these baseless allegations not found true then those who leveling unjustified allegations will have to face the nation and will have to ask for forgiveness.