The National Accountability Bureau has summoned three members of the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) constituted by the SC to probe the offshore holdings of ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his children to record their statements.
“At least three of the six-member JIT, counting its head Federal Investigation Agency Additional Director Wajid Zia, have been summoned by the NAB in its Lahore office for to record their statements about their investigation into the Panama Papers crate,” an official source He said after the input of the JIT members, the NAB would finalize filing of four references against the Sharif family.
“The NAB will only summon the ISI and MI investigators if desired after having a session with four other members who include one member of its own organization,” the source said.
The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) and the (SECP) have already handed over records of the bank accounts of the Sharif family and its companies to the NAB. The Sharif family has informed the NAB of their inability to join the exploration, terming it “mere eyewash”. Besides, the Sharifs and Mr. Dar have taken a plea that as a verdict on their review request against the Supreme Court’s July 28 decision is during before it, they will only appear before NAB once it is firm.