Nawaz Sharif challenged the supreme court to disqualify him
ISLAMABAD: The family of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has challenged the decision of the Supreme Court on Friday, through which he was disqualified for the prime ministerial post. In addition, cases of corruption were initiated against him and his children in the Panama Papers case. Sharif had resigned from his post on 28 July, when the apex court disqualified him as Prime Minister after examining the allegations of corruption. The court also ordered to start the case against the children of Sharif. Nawaz Sharif challenged the supreme court
Sharif’s son Hussein and Hassan, daughter Mary and son-in-law Capt (retired) Muhammad Safdar filed a review petition in the Supreme Court through advocate Salman Akram Raza. The petitioners challenged the investigation conducted by the 6-member Joint Investigation Team (JIT). This investigation team was entrusted with the responsibility of investigating the Panama Papers case by the Supreme Court. Sharif was disqualified on the basis of JIT’s findings. JIT had said that Sharif had not announced the ‘paid salary’ from his son’s company in UAE.
Sharif has already given the challenge. The challenging petitioners also objected to the judgment of the Supreme Court that one of the top court judges would monitor the proceedings of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB). Sharif has already challenged the decision through his advocate Khwaja Harris. He has filed three review petition against the judgment of the Supreme Court.