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Legal fraternity lauds SC verdict in Panama Case
Date: Friday, April 21, 2017

Lawyers and members of legal fraternity have hailed the decision of Supreme Court in Panama Papers and called it a good omen for the country's politics.

They said that Supreme Court in its verdict has not asked the Prime Minister to resign.

In an interview with our Karachi representative, renowned legal expert Barrister Shahida Jamil said it is for the first time in the judicial history of this country that respondents have been provided many opportunities to clear themselves.

Justice retired Khawaja Naveed said Supreme Court in its decision with majority has declared that Mian Nawaz Sharif will continue to discharge his duties as Prime Minister.

Talking to Radio Pakistan Sargodha representative, senior lawyer of Supreme Court Malik Rab Nawaz said the decision of Panama Papers is according to rule of law.

Former member Bar Council Punjab Noornug Hayat said it was a golden chance for Prime Minister Nawaz Shrif and his family to clear their names from these allegations.

In an interview with our Faisalabad representative, Advocate Supreme Court and Member Pakistan Bar Council Maqsood Hussain Buttar said there is no provision in law to disqualify the prime minister by Supreme Court on the base of verbal allegations.

Advocate High Court and Member Punjab Bar Council, Rana Intezar said that Supreme Court judgment is a landmark in the history of Pakistan and the constitution of JIT is a wise decision of bench.

In an interview with our Abbottabad correspondent, a senior lawyer from Supreme Court Bar Muhammad Ayub termed the verdict historic and said that it will lead to uphold the rule of law in the country.

Talking to Radio Pakistan Larkana Correspondent, Deputy Attorney General Larkana High Court Nisar Abro said the evidences presented by petitioners to Supreme Court has no value in the eyes of law.

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