FIA boss asked to probe record tampering charges against SECP chief

FIA boss asked to probe record tampering charges against SECP chief

By Agencies

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court bench overseeing the implementation of the Panama case verdict ordered the Federal Investigation Agency director-general to probe charges that the Security and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) chairman tampered records related to the Sharif family money trail.

The special bench of the Supreme Court was holding proceedings over the government’s response to the Panama case Joint Investigation Team’s (JIT) charges that its probe is being impeded by certain official quarters.

During the hearing, the three-member bench also directed the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to suspend its show-cause notice to Irfan Mangi, the NAB official who is part of the six-member JIT.

Attorney General (AG) Ashtar Ausaf Ali was also directed to inform the court tomorrow about what action should be taken against the Intelligence Bureau (IB) over charges levelled against it by the JIT.

Justice Ijazul Ahsan observed that every day the government’s representatives attack the JIT and the apex court on various news channels. He stated that they will soon issue an order related to this.

The bench also warned the government to stop harassing JIT members otherwise it will issue a strict order in this regard.

The judges also directed the JIT to work according to the objective given to Read More

Source:: Daily Mail News

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