Panamagate probe: Nawaz Sharif to appear before JIT on Thursday

| Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

Islamabad [Pakistan], June 11 (ANI): The Joint Investigation Team (JIT) probing into the offshore properties of the Sharif family in relation to the Panamagate case has issued a summon to Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to appear before it on June 15. Citing official sources, Dawn News reported that the summon was issued to the Prime Minister on Saturday after he returned from his international trip to Kazakhstan, where he had been attending the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit. Sharif, who is currently in Lahore, met with his close confidantes on Sunday morning to discuss the issue. After consulting with his aides, he has decided to honour the summons and appear before the JIT on Thursday. The Prime Minister's son Hassan and Hussain Nawaz have already been summoned and questioned by the JIT in recent days. (ANI)