16
Tuesday
January 2018
10:34 PM IST
News Headlines
Home   | Main News   | Kerala  | National   | International  | Business   | Sports   | Entertainment   | Columns   | Offbeat   | About Deepika 
International News
Sharif's brother summoned to appear before Panama Papers probe panel
 
Islamabad, Jun 14 (PTI) Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's younger brother and Punjab chief minister has been summoned by a Joint Investigation Team probing the high- profile Panamagate graft case against his family.

The JIT summoned Shehbaz Sharif, 65, to record his statement on June 17 and face questioning by the six-member team, sources said.

The JIT was set up by the Supreme Court last month to investigate the Sharif family about its properties in London.

It had questioned Sharif's sons -- Hussain and Hasan -- last month over the family's alleged improper business dealings.

His eldest son Hussain was questioned five times while Hasan, the younger son, was summoned twice.

The court last year took up the case and issued a split decision over allegations of money laundering when Sharif was prime minister in 1990s.

The JIT is bound to complete the probe in 60 days unless it is granted additional time. Prime Minister Sharif has been asked to appear before the JIT tomorrow.

It is for the first time that a sitting prime minister would appear before a high-level probe team traditionally constituted to investigate high-profile criminal cases.

The JIT alleged that the government was using its official machinery to hamper its investigation.

It also identified five government departments, including Ministry of Law, the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) and the Intelligence Bureau (IB), which were trying to influence the JIT work.

The Supreme Court has asked the government to respond to the allegations against the departments.


Rocket lands in Indian Embassy premises in Kabul, no casualties: MEA
I am not a 'racist', says Trump
Plane skids off Turkish runway and plunges towards sea
Saudi women attend football game for the first time
Trump cancels working visit to UK over 'bad' new US embassy
Ecuador confirms it granted citizenship to Assange
US could 'conceivably' return to Paris climate accord: Trump
Mallya in UK court for hearing in extradition case
Chinese authorities demolish well-known evangelical church
US: No Official Confirmation From Pakistan on Suspension of Cooperation
Netanyahu's son under fire after 'strip club' tape
Not cut out for the job: Thai PM's stunt bemuses public
Rahul's next foreign trip will be to Canada, Singapore
Koreas start first official talks in two years
Golden Globes 2018: Celebs' all-black silent protest speaks loud
Three injured in New York's Trump Tower fire
Saudi stadiums to open doors to women on Friday
Eight children among 21 killed in Syria Idlib strikes: monitor
Trump postpones 'fake news awards', to be announced on Jan 17
Clashes in Cairo after detainee dies at police station
ENTERTAINMENT NEWS
24 hours sports radio channel launched
 (New Delhi, Jan 16, 2018): India's first online radio channel dedicated to broadcasting sport  
Mick Jagger's surprise India visit
Veere Di Wedding to release on 1st June 2018 !
Digital medium requires actors, not stars: Kay Kay Menon
KERALA NEWS
A new political party announced in State
 (Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 16, 2018): A new political party aimed at bringing together all comm
Murder accused ends life one day before trial
Private bus strike from February 1
Mani C Kappan apologizes for comments against Uzhavoor Vijayan
NATIONAL NEWS
CJI met four senior-most judges of SC: sources
 (New Delhi, Jan 16, 2018): In a bid to resolve their differences, Chief Justice of India Dipa
Attack on couples by khap panchayat illegal: SC
Absolutely no crisis now in SC, says Bar Council of India
Senior BJP leader N S Pharande passes away
Untitled Page
Rashtra Deepika LTD
Copyright @ 2017 , Rashtra Deepika Ltd.