SC notes discrepancies in Jahangir Tareen’s income on tax returns, nomination papers

Jahangeer Tareen

The Supreme Court on Thursday questioned Advocate Sikander Mohammad, the counsel representing Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Secretary General Jahangir Tareen, regarding discrepancies in his client’s income records. A three-member bench of the apex court ─ headed by Chief Justice Saqib Nisar and comprising Justice Umar Atta Bandial and Justice Faisal Arab ─ was hearing a petition filed by PML-N leader Hanif Abbasi which seeks the disqualification of Tareen and PTI Chief Imran Khan over the alleged non-disclosure of assets, existence of offshore companies, as well as receiving foreign funding for PTI. During the…

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Supreme Court dismisses review petitions filed by Sharifs, Dar against Panama Papers verdict

The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed the review petitions filed by deposed prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his children and Finance Minister Ishaq Dar against the apex court’s Panama Papers judgement of July 28. The court had reserved its verdict on the review petitions after the lawyers for the petitioners completed their arguments earlier in the day. A five-judge SC bench, headed by Justice Asif Saeed Khosa, had taken up the petitions seeking review of the court’s July 28 judgement which disqualified Nawaz Sharif and ordered the filing of corruption references against Sharif, his…

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پاناما کیس، 5 رکنی بینچ کی تشکیل کی استدعا منظور

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سپریم کورٹ نے پاناما کیس فیصلے پر نظر ثانی اپیل کے لیے 5رکنی بینچ تشکیل دینے کی استدعا منظورکرلی ۔ پانچ رکنی بینچ کی تشکیل کے لیے کیس چیف جسٹس کو بھیج دیا گیا ۔ سابق وزیراعظم کے بچوں کے وکیل کا کہنا تھا تین رکنی بینچ سے ریلیف مل بھی جائے تو 5رکنی بینچ کا فیصلہ برقرار رہے گا۔ پاناماکیس فیصلے پر نواز شریف اوران کےبچوں کی نظر ثانی اپیل کی سپریم کورٹ میں سماعت ہوئی۔جسٹس اعجاز افضل خان کی سربراہی میں 3رکنی بینچ نے سماعت کی۔ سماعت کے…

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Asma Jahangir censures SC

ISLAMABAD: Rights activist and lawyer Asma Jahangir has questioned the role of the Supreme Court in the Panamagate case, and its recent verdict disqualifying the ex-prime minister from his office. Speaking at a meet the press programme on Thursday, the former president of the Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) censured the apex court’s judgment in the case. “I do not support Nawaz Sharif and I have never voted for the PML-N, but I support the rule of law and the principles. And I think voices should be raised when the highest…

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