Panama JIT head submits petition in SC over threats

Dunya News

JIT head Wajid Zia informed Supreme Court about security concerns, external pressure

ISLAMABAD (Dunya News) – Joint Investigation Team (JIT) probing Panama case filed a petition in the Supreme Court on Saturday informing it about the threats and difficulties faced by the members, according to sources.

JIT head and Additional Director General of Federal Investigation Agency (FIA), Wajid Zia, was previously told by the apex court to submit a separate petition for their concerns.

He has told the Supreme Court about security concerns, criticism on members, external pressure and other obstacles faced by the JIT. Sources told the the petition was prepared by Wajid Zia himself and Irfan Naeem Mangi of the Balochistan National Accountability Bureau (NAB).

It should be noted here that the National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) President Saeed Ahmad has wrote to Supreme Court Registrar accusing JIT of insulting and threatening him contrary to the court’s order.

On the other hand, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Nehal Hashmi accused the opposition party Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf of distorting his enraged speech