Pak’s opposition rejects Imran Khan’s move to appoint a former SC judge to preside over the Broadsheet case | Instant News

23 Jan 2021 03:44 IS

Islamabad [Pakistan], January 22 (ANI): Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) on Friday the Prime Minister rejected Imran Khangovernment-led moves to appoint former Supreme Court judge Azmat Saeed Sheikh as chairman Broadsheet the questionnaire committee as previously served as Deputy Attorney General of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB).
“Give up their investigations as they should [themselves] that will be investigated is a murder of justice. [Prime Minister] Imran KhanDare to tell the nation that you need an NRO (National Reconciliation Ordinance), “said Marriyum Aurangzeb, PML-N spokesman.
Dawn reported him saying that the appointment of the retired judge was a “major fraud” and “controversial” since Judge Sheikh served as NAB’s deputy public prosecutor during the original signing. Broadsheet agreed and was one of the negotiators on the deal, along with being the senior legal officer at the time.

“How is the investigation of the former Deputy Attorney General transparent and fair?” He further said while highlighting that “as a lawyer, he was [Justice Sheikh] have fully understood the document agreement with Broadsheet“.
“The nation wants to be held accountable for those who plunder and squander its income, sprinkling salt on wounds is no joke,” he added.
Meanwhile, PPP Secretary General Nayyar Bukhari said that the appointment of the former judge had exposed the government’s dishonesty, adding that the aim of appointing Judge Sheikh was to blame all “on the opposition and the previous government”, Dawn reported.
Broadsheet is a very important issue [so] we want a transparent investigation, “he said.
This came a few days later Broadsheet LLC Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Kaveh Moussavi said that he “voluntarily” identified suspicious UK bank accounts that hold accounts for USD 1 billion. He also said that Imran Khan the government did not pay attention to this matter when he informed them. (ANI)


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