Terence J Sigamony

  • ISLAMABAD - The Supreme Court, after hearing the petitioners and respondents counsels for five consecutive days on the joint investigation team (JIT) report, reserved its judgment on Friday. The three-judge bench, headed by Justice Ejaz Afzal, said it would surely look into the matter of ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Defence lawyer Salman Akram Raja was given a tough time by the Panama case bench as the court resumed hearing on Thursday. The questions were about the ownership of London flats, Trust Deed of Maryam, Azizia Steel Mills sale proceeds and the Qatari letters. The bench is likely to ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The British Virgin Islands attorney general refused to assist the joint investigation team regarding establishing the beneficial ownership of Neilsen and Nescoll. The Supreme Court on Thursday received two letters from the office of the attorney general of BVI and Qatari Prince Hamad ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The court pressed Khawaja Haris for presenting money trail of Avenfield apartments and revealing their real owner and beneficiary, as the lead defence lawyer Wednesday asserted there was no proof that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif owns the London property. He also maintained before the ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Prime minister’s elder son on Wednesday submitted two documents in the apex court to establish that he was the beneficial owner of the two companies Nescoll and Neilsen, which own Avenfield Apartments, while Mariam Safdar was only a trustee. Hussain Nawaz and Hassan Nawaz’s ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The Supreme Court said the data collected by the joint investigation team is not conclusive, hinting at sending the case to a trial court. While heading a three-member bench that heard arguments on the JIT report, Justice Ejaz Afzal Khan asked the prime minister’s counsel whether ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The Supreme Court on Monday declared that the Join Investigation Team report is just like any other investigation report and the court is not bound to accept it. Appearing before the Panama judgment implementation bench, the defence requested the court to reject the report of the joint ...

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  • ISLAMABAD  - The Joint Investigation Team (JIA) report without all responses of all the Mutual Legal Assistance requests can’t be considered complete. The JIT had sent 21 requests to six countries for Mutual Legal Assistance (MLA) and out of them only got reply of five requests and those ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - A legal team headed by senior advocate Khawaja Haris will represent Sharif family in the Supreme Court in the Panama Papers case. The apex court will begin proceedings in the case in light of the joint investigation team (JIT) report from July 17. In Panama Papers case earlier Salman ...

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  • ISLAMABAD -  The Supreme Court (SC) on Friday proposed to constitute board comprising doctors from all four provinces for medical check-up of PPP leader Dr Asim Hussain, who was granted bail by the Sindh High Court in two multibillion-rupee corruption NAB references. A three-judge bench of the ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The Supreme Court on Thursday directed Chairman Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf Imran Khan to submit all documents regarding his London flat before July 24th. Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, heading a three-judge bench, noted that Imran Khan is supplying documents in piecemeal. The bench was ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Despite the Supreme Court (SC)’s clear order the joint investigation team (JIT) has not yet disclosed the name of person responsible for the leak of Prime Minister’s son Hussain Nawaz’s image on social media. A three-judge implementation bench headed by Justice Ejaz ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The joint investigation team (JIT) findings regarding Avenfield Apartments (London flats) are based on experts’ opinion instead of substantial documentary evidence. It appears from the report that the JIT instead of reaching out to the original sources, heavily relied on the ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The JIT has found glaring disparity in the assets and known income of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his children, and recommended filing of a reference against them with the NAB. The six-member joint investigation team (JIT), tasked to probe the business affairs of the Sharif family, ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The Joint Investigation Team (JIT) final report in the Panama Papers case may create problems for the Sharifs if it contains any undisputed documents, otherwise, according to legal experts, it is nothing more than an investigation report. The JIT — probing the Panama Papers case ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has no jurisdiction to entertain complaints under the Political Parties Order 2002 and the public at large cannot approach it with a complaint under the PPO. Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf claimed this in its reply to the ECP’s application before ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The federal government Saturday threw the ball in the Supreme Court by requesting it to decide about identity of the person who had leaked photograph of Hussain Nawaz son of the Prime Minister on social media. Additional Attorney General Rana Waqar on Saturday filed a reply whether to ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - PML-N Senator Nehal Hashmi Friday claimed that Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan had ‘doctored’ a portion of his speech which was run by the TV channels to poison people’s mind. Hashmi in his additional reply to a show cause notice, submitted to the Supreme ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Chairman Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf Imran Khan on Thursday rejected the allegations of PML-N leader Hanif Abbasi and requested the apex court to turn down his application. The PTI chief on Thursday filed an application and stated that PML-N leader filed the Civil  Miscellaneous ...

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  • ISLAMABAD -  Senate Parliamentary Committee on Law and Justice on Tuesday decided to finalise oath for minority parliamentarians after recommendation of the Islamic Ideology Council. The secretary IIC informed the meeting, which was held in the chair of Senator Muhammad Javed Abbasi, that the ...

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  • PESHAWAR:- The Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) police here on Tuesday arrested an alleged terrorist and seized explosive material from his possession. Acting on a tip-off, the CTD police team raided a locality at Ring Road and arrested him along with the explosive. The police claimed that they ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - A petition has been filed in the Supreme Court, seeking action against those who played their role for the release of CIA agent Raymond Davis. Former lawmaker of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz Syed Zafar Ali Shah on Monday filed the petition under Article 184 (3) of Constitution. The ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The joint investigation team (JIT) probing the involvement of Sharif family in Panama Papers case will submit its final report on 13 questions of the implementation bench of the Supreme Court on July 10th. The apex court in its April 20th, 2017, order had directed the JIT, comprising ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The Supreme Court, while expressing displeasure over Senator Nehal Hashmi’s reply to a petition filed against him, summoned the lawmaker on July 10 for framing of charges. A three-judge bench, headed by Justice Ejaz Afzal Khan, was hearing the contempt of court notice against the ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The Supreme Court Thursday expressed resentment after the joint investigation team complained that the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) was not provided record of some key persons despite repeated requests. On Attorney General of Pakistan’s offering assistance, the court told JIT ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz Senator Nihal Hashmi on Tuesday said a doctored part of his speech was prepared under a conspiracy as on the same day PTI chief Imran Khan and others started a malicious campaign against him. Hashmi filed a reply to a show-cause notice issued to him by the ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The Supreme Court has warned the Intelligence Bureau against harassing the JIT members, and asked the AGP to advise government against running malicious camping against the judges and the probe team. Hearing Panama judgment implementation case, the apex court also directed the Federal ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) chief has demanded inquiry into the ‘Whatsapp call controversy’, saying only a thorough probe into the matter can reveal the facts. The Joint Investigation Team (JIT) had alleged SECP and a number of other departments of ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif claimed on Saturday his family has great respect for the law, after he appeared before the Joint Investigation Team probing allegations of money-laundering and corruption against the Sharif family. “My and Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The Prime Minister House and other departments have strongly denied the Joint Investigation Team (JIT)’s allegations of creating obstacles in the way of Panama case investigation. Attorney General for Pakistan Ashtar Ausaf Friday submitted a four-page statement containing replies ...

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