JIT should call Shehbaz Sharif as he has all the answers: Rana Sanaullah

Says Shehbaz won't complaint about long hours of interrogation, instead JIT members will tire of listening to him


Our Correspondent June 13, 2017
Rana Sanaullah. PHOTO: FILE

LAHORE: Punjab Law Minister Rana Sanaullah on Tuesday advised the joint investigation team (JIT) probing the Sharif family's offshore assets to summon Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif as he had answers to all its queries.

Talking to reporters at the Punjab Assembly, Sanaullah said Shehbaz could respond to the JIT's questions about the Sharif family like no other.

"Another advantage of calling Shehbaz Sharif is that he wouldn’t complain about the long hours of interrogation," he added.

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"Instead, the members of the JIT would tire of listening to Shehbaz Sharif briefing them about the details of the Sharif family."

The minister said it appeared that the JIT was trying to prepare a PhD thesis on the Sharif family. "Only writing a thesis can justify the abnormally long hours of interrogation," he quipped.

Sanaullah said Shehbaz had written a book, "Azam-o-Himmat Ki Dastaan and reading it would help JIT members.

"The manner in which the JIT is handling interrogations is casting a shadow of doubt over its credibility," he maintained.

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The minister said levelling allegations of tampering with records, lack of cooperation, and not even disclosing details of the officer who leaked the interrogation picture of Hussain Nawaz was unfair on the part of the JIT. "The Supreme Court should take notice of this," he added.

"The Panama Papers case is not only a conspiracy against the Sharif family but against the progress of Pakistan."

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COMMENTS (2)

Sean | 3 years ago | Reply | Recommend Surprised by these surrogates, why these provincial levels are allowed to issue statements and interviews for federal level matters and that too, on corruption which is confirmed, all these must shut their mouths.
Saleem | 3 years ago | Reply | Recommend “Only writing a thesis can justify the abnormally long hours of interrogation" ... So what is wrong in questioning public figures to find out what is the magic formula they all have to mint money? And how come their young children become billionaires before they even know any alphabets of business.
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