we will play its “due role” in Panamagate case says pakistan army

Vastavam web: In an unusual move, Pakistan army today said that it will play its “due role” in a “legal and transparent manner” in probing the Panamagate case as part of the Supreme Court-ordered team which will investigate graft charges against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his family.A five-judge Supreme Court bench last week ordered setting up of a Joint Investigation Team comprising officials from different agencies including those from powerful spy agencies the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) and the Military Intelligence to probe graft charges against S”The forum pledged that the institution, through its members in joint investigation team, shall play its due role in a legal and transparent manner fulfilling confidence reposed by the apex court of Pakistan,” the statement said.
Pakistan’s powerful military has always played an important role in the country’s politics.The other agencies in the JIT include the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA), the National Accountability Bureau (NAB), and the Security and Exchange Commission of Pakistan.The court had ordered setting up of the JIT within a week. The JIT will present its report before the bench after every two weeks and will complete its probe in 60 days.


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