SC accepts Sharif family’s appeal to form five member bench in review petitions

F.P. Report

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court of Pakistan has accepted the Sharif family appealed for forming a five member’s bench to hear the review petitions of Nawaz Sharif, his children, son in law and Finance Ministe, Ishaq Dar against the SC verdicts of July 28 in Panama case.

The three-member bench of the apex court, headed by Justice Ejaz Afzal Khan and Justice Sheikh Azmat Saeed and Justice Ijazul Ehsan, was hearing a appealed submitted by the former prime minister’s children and they demanded to form five member judge bench as these three judges are the same as those on the special implementation bench that oversaw work of the Panama case Joint Investigation Team (JIT).

Salman Akram Raja, the counsel for Nawaz’s children appealed the court to form a five-member bench to hear their review petitions.


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