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Responded to all the questions asked by JIT: Hussain Nawaz

ISLAMABAD, June 3 (APP): Hussain Nawaz on Saturday said that he had responded to each and every question, asked by the Panama Papers case Joint Investigation Team (JIT) and explained all the relevant points.
Talking to media after appearing before the JIT fourth time, he said that accountability was not new for them as his family had faced accountability during a dictator regime. Citing plane hijacking case instituted by General (retd) Pervez Musharraf after coup against Nawaz Sharif, Hussain Nawaz said that nothing was proved in the case.
He said that during Musharraf’s martial law, they remained behind bars for 14 months. “If there was any evidence against us, it would have surfaced during the Musharraf era,” he added.He said that his father has always obeyed and emphasized upon the supremacy of the rule of law.

He told journalists that those who thought his family would shy from accountability, are surely embarrassed now. Hussain said Prime Minister Nawaz has always followed the law and has never shied away from difficult situation for the sake of upholding the sanctity of the law.

Responding to a question about London flats, he clarified that ” there is a narrative, we have presented before the Supreme Court and we stand by that stance.”He said that he will appear before the JIT as many times
as is summoned.

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He expressed that London flats were not controversial and reaffirmed the narrative explained before the five-member bench during the proceedings of Panama case, in this regard.

Hussain Nawaz maintained that he would face accountability till the truth surfaces before the masses and the apex court and added that those who thought Sharif family would run away from accountability were ashamed.

He also lauded the media workers who gathered outside federal judicial academy under scorching sun for extensive coverage of the developments.

It bears mentioning that this was the fourth appearance of Hussain Nawaz before the Panama JIT investigating the offshore assets of ruling Sharif family in the backdrop of Panama case verdict.

Earlier, on Friday, the younger son of Nawaz Sharif, Hassan Nawaz made first appearance before the Joint Investigation Team but he avoided talking to media after the session.

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