SC rejects proposed list of JIT members by SECP

SC rejects proposed list of JIT members by SECP | pakistantribe.com

ISLAMABAD – The proposed names of Security and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) for the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) to investigate Panama case has been rejected by the three-member special bench of Supreme Court headed by Ejaz Afzal on Wednesday.

The Supreme Court’s bench ordered the Chairman of the department to appear before the court along with the officers who were named in the list, at that time bench was hearing the Panama gate verdict.

The Supreme Court said that officers will be selected on the basis of merit and after scanning the past record, which confirms that no chances of political interference in the case.

The names sent by Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) included Additional Director General Wajid Zia, Additional Director General Captain (R) Ahmed Latif and Additional Director General Dr. Shafiq-ur-Rehman.

The upcoming JIT is responsible for presenting its report in every fifteen days and also obliged to complete the investigation within two months.

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