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Pakistan SC adjourns hearing on Panama Papers leaks

world Updated: Nov 01, 2016 13:27 IST
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The name of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif of Pakistan and his close family members came up in the Panama Papers leak. (Reuters)

Pakistan’s Supreme Court on Tuesday adjourned the hearing of the Panamagate case seeking disqualification of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his close family members for their alleged investment in offshore companies.

The proceedings were commenced by a five-judge Supreme Court bench comprising of Chief Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali, Justice Asif Saeed Khosa, Justice Amir Hani Muslim, Justice Sheikh Azmat Saeed and Justice Ijazul Hassan, reports the Dawn.

The petitions have been moved by advocate Tariq Asad, Jamaat-i-Islami (JI) chief Sirajul Haq, PTI chief Imran Khan and Awami Muslim League head Sheikh Rashid Ahmed.