PTI lawyer concludes arguments on Panama Scandal

Wednesday 11 January 2017 4 months ago 57   Islamabad   Print

Naeem Bukhari is seen outside SC

Report  Web desk : Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) lawyer Naeem Bokhari has concluded his arguments regarding the ownership of London flats and offshore companies by Sharif family highlighted in the Panama Papers. A five-member larger bench headed by Justice Asif Saeed Khosa resumed the case hearing. Other judges in the bench include Justice Ejaz Afzal Khan, Justice Gulzar Ahmed, Justice Sheikh Azmat Saeed and Justice Ejazul Ahsan. While presenting his arguments, Naeem Bukhari claimed that there is contradiction between statements of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his son Hussain Nawaz. He questioned that whether a barrier certificate of offshore company be equated with prize bond. Bukhari asked whether is it possible that person possessing certificate becomes owner of company. As per new law, it is mandatory for person to inform custodian of company about possession of certificates, said Bukhari. Bukhari stated that as per legal term dependent is a person who relies on another, especially a family member, for financial support.