Panama verdict to be in accordance with law, constitution: Shehbaz Sharif

KASUR: Chief Minister Punjab Shehbaz Sharif said the verdict on the Panama leaks case, scheduled to be announced at 2 PM today, will be in accordance with the law and Constitution of Pakistan.

While inaugurating a wheat harvesting campaign in Kasur’s Fatahpur district, mere hours before the much-awaited Panama verdict, Sharif said the Supreme Court’s decision will be in line with the law.

Mian Nawaz Sharif is our prime minister today, he will remain our prime minister tomorrow,” the chief minister said.

He stressed that civilised nations accept decisions of the judiciary.

“But those who rob the poor rant about corruption,” he said, alluding to the opposition.

At 2 PM today, the apex court will announce “not a short but a long detailed judgement” on the Panama Papers revelation that the prime minister’s children owned offshore companies dealing in millions of dollars in property transactions.

The case had drawn widespread media attention over the past year. Today, the…

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