ISLAMABAD: The most awaited verdict on Panama Case, which was held by the Supreme Court, will be announced on Thursday, April 20, Pakistantribe.com learned from local media.
A cause notice has been issued in this regard. The verdict by the three-member panel was held after 26 hearings. Panama Leaks case will be
The five-judge bench of the top court reserved its verdict in the case on February 23.
Heading the bench hearing a slew of petitions against the Sharif family, Justice Asif Saeed Khosa had observed that 26,000 pages were submitted in the Panamagate case and the judges will read “each word” of them. He observed that it was not a case wherein a short order could be passed.
“The court will decide the case only after considering the material submitted in the court and will announce its verdict in accordance with the law and the Constitution,” Justice Khosa remarked.
Pakistan Ruling Party’s chairman Nawaz Sharif’s family was named in Panama Leaks, published in March last year.
PTI Chairman Imran Khan had filed a petition against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, while Sheikh Rasheed and JI Chief Maulana Siraj ul Haq are also among the petitioners.
Bench member Justice Aijaz Afzal said during the Orange Line Case at Supreme Court, gave remarks stating “The verdict in Panama Case will be remembered forever.”