Panama JIT members seek SC permission to visit Qatar

Panama JIT members seek  SC permission to visit Qatar


ISLAMABAD: A two-member delegation of the Panama Papers Joint Investigation Team (JIT) probing the Sharif family’s alleged corruption has filed a request with the Supreme Court (SC) Registrar to travel to Doha to record a Qatari royalty’s statement in connection with the case, according to media reports.

The team is planning to record the statement of Qatari prince Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim bin Jaber Al-Thani regarding the submission of his letter in the Supreme Court in connection with the Panamagate case and confirm the contents of his letter, a private news channel quoted its source as saying.

In his letter, the prince had described his father’s business relations with the family of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his involvement in the London apartments that are at the centre of the Panama Papers controversy.