ISLAMABAD: Hussain Nawaz, son of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, A has raised objections over two members of joint investigation team (JIT) formed to probe the allegations against the prime minister’s family, contained in the Panama Papers.
Hussain Nawaz, the prime minister’s elder son, is said to have expressed apprehensions over the presence of these officers, who may affect the fairness and impartiality of the JIT and its findings.
According to the source, one of the JIT members is a close friend of former president retired Gen Pervez Musharraf and was very active when the treason case was being heard by the special court. The other one is said to be a relative of former Punjab governor Mian Azhar, a founding member of the Pakistan Muslim League (PML-Q) and currently aligned with the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI).
Sources say that State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) officer Amer Aziz and Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan Executive Director Bilal Rasool are the two officers in question.