Panama case: Sharif says no proof of any wrongdoing
Jan 03,2018 , 05:49 PM IST
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan's ousted premier Nawaz Sharif today claimed he was disqualified by the Supreme Court on flimsy grounds and said there was no proof of any wrongdoing by him, after appearing in the anti-graft court trying him for alleged corruption in three cases.
The cases are related to the Panama Papers scandal that had forced the three-time prime minister to resign.
"They have not been able to prove any crime against me yet," he said.Sharif, 67, said he was disqualified on flimsy grounds and alleged efforts were on to find "evidence of any wrongdoing by me".
The cases were launched on September 8 following the Supreme Court verdict of July 28 that disqualified Sharif as prime minister and ordered the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) for institution of cases against him.Accountability court judge Muhammad Bashir conducted the hearing against Sharif, his daughter Maryam, and son-in-law Muhammad Safdar.The court later adjourned the hearing till January 9.
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