Khawaja Haris raised objections on JIT report in his concluding arguments

Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s counsel Khawaja Haris on Thursday raised objections on the joint investigation team’s (JIT) report in his concluding arguments.

Accountability Court Islamabad has resumed hearing of Avenfield reference against former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his family members. Judge Muhammad Bashir is hearing the case. Khawaja Haris, the counsel of Nawaz Sharif, is submitting his concluding arguments on the consecutive second day.

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During the hearing, Haris informed the court that the Panama case joint investigation team (JIT) was formed as an investigative body. He objected that JIT’s head Wajid Zia included those things in the report which were not linked with the case.

khawaja Haris said that there are some unresolved issues mentioned in the report, however, the court has to decide after the complete debate on these issues. He argued that the opinion consisted of the investigative report so this should not be taken as acceptable testimony.

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