JIT grills Hussain Nawaz for third time

ISLAMABAD: The joint investigation workforce (JIT), after analyzing the report produced by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s son, has questioned Hussain Nawaz for about 4 hours as he appeared earlier than the JIT third time in lower than per week on Thursday.

Hussain reached the Federal Judicial Academy (FJA) at 9:55 am and left at four:25 pm.

Hussain Nawaz, whereas speaking to media outdoors FJA, complained that the JIT had stored him ready for 2 hours.

He stated that he has been summoned by the JIT once more for the following session, including, whoever the JIT summons has to look earlier than it. Hussain reiterated that no proof of any irregularity could be discovered in opposition to him, his father (PM Nawaz) or any of his siblings within the investigation.

Sources stated that JIT, headed by FIA Extra Director Basic Wajid Zia, had put a bulk of questions on visibly jittery Hussain.

JIT questioned that when he grew to become the proprietor of London Mayfair flats? He [Hussain] stated I grew to become the proprietor of these flats in 2006. Earlier it was the property of the Qatari prince, he added.

He stated that then my grandfather, Muhammad Sharif had good phrases and was additionally a enterprise companion with the Qatari prince.

JIT continued with the questions and requested him why did his mom inform media, within the interviews telecast by completely different tv channels in early 2000’s, the London property was bought for the keep of Sharif kids’s throughout their research interval? He answered that what my mom had stated was her standpoint however he grew to become the proprietor of the stated flats in 2006. Hussain Nawaz responses weren’t completely different from what he submitted in his concise assertion earlier than the Supreme Courtroom through the listening to.

JIT quizzed Hussain that the cash got here from Pakistan by which medium? He stated that then he was too younger and didn’t know that the place and the way the cash got here from however sure the property was inherited by him from his grandfather.

He stated that every one of property and enterprise are reliable.

JIT requested him that his sister [Maryam] was additionally the beneficiary of offshore firms and did she personal any a part of the London property? Hussain stated that sure she was.

JIT members requested Hussain that how lengthy had been you dependent in your father? He stated that till he began his personal enterprise, PM Nawaz by no means interferes in my enterprise, he stated.

He was instructed to reveal his complete property; nonetheless, he stated that he want time to debate it together with his counsel, including that every one he owns is completely authorized.

JIT questioned that how lengthy Sharif household was in a enterprise take care of the prince of Qatar? He responded that his grandfather began the enterprise with the Qatari prince and that went for a very long time till our factories had been nationalised in Pakistan.

The sources stated that the JIT members additionally requested questions from Hussain associated to ‘rights of non-resident Pakistani’.

Strict safety preparations had been made for the safety of Hussain Nawaz on the Federal Judicial Academy and its adjoining locality.

Exterior the FJA, the premier’s son stated that he was interrogated in isolation, and wasn’t allowed to be accompanied by a lawyer. He’ll seem as many instances as known as, he stated.

“Bogus instances had been lodged in opposition to us through the [Pervez] Musharraf period as effectively. We’re giving solutions and politicians will at all times proceed to offer solutions,” he claimed.

He additionally stated that his youthful brother, Hassan Nawaz, who was summoned by the JIT on Wednesday however was a no-show, can be showing earlier than the probing physique.

Sources stated that JIT has summoned Finance Minister Ishaq Dar together with the related paperwork on Saturday to report his assertion.

Earlier, the JIT members had mentioned the methods and means to confirm and examine the cash path of the London Mayfair flats submitted by Hussain Nawaz. “It was determined through the assembly of the JIT that the Securities and Trade Fee of Pakistan (SECP) will search particulars of the useful proprietor of administrators of the offshore firms owned by Hussain Nawaz in British Virgin Islands,” sources stated.

The sources stated the second letter of JIT has been delivered to Qatari Prince Hamad bin Jassim bin Jaber al-Thani giving him three choices to report statements. The primary choice is that two members would go away for Qatar to report the assertion in relation to the probe, the second choice is to ship a written response to assist the investigation and the third one is to ship a press release by a video hyperlink.

The Supreme Courtroom has already made it clear that if the Qatari royal by no means seems earlier than the JIT, his letter would don’t have any authorized worth and be thrown out.

Sources stated that the JIT had summoned SECP Chief Zafar Hijazi to look earlier than JIT on June 2 (right this moment) bringing with him all related data and paperwork associated to the Panama case.

On his third arrival at FJA, Hussain was greeted by a horde of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) activists, together with Islamabad’s Mayor Sheikh Anser Aziz, Hanif Abbasi, Daniel Aziz, Rawalpindi Mayor Sardar Naseem, PTDC MD Chaudhary Ghafoor and Deputy Mayor Zeeshan Ali Naqvi.

The JIT is investigating the prime minister’s household’s international monetary dealings in gentle of the Supreme Courtroom’s April 20 judgment.


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