Those grilling Hussain Nawaz will face consequences PML-N senator threats the investigation team
Those grilling Hussain Nawaz will face consequences PML-N senator threats the investigation team: On Wednesday, 31st, May, 2017, PML-N Senator Nehal Hashmi lashed out at “those investigating” Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his sons in the Panama Papers case. The senator warned that they will be taken to task for the questioning.
On Tuesday, 30th, May, 2017 Hussain Nawaz, the elder son of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, had appeared before the joint investigation team (JIT) the team is probing the Panama Papers case. There Mr Hussain was questioned by the JIT members for almost five hours at the National Judicial Academy.
After Hussain’s meeting, The PML-N leaders held a press conference where they accused two members of the JIT of harassing him during the probe.
Hashmi in what appears to be a video in which he is addressing his supporters warned that “Those who are scrutinising them [Sharif and his sons], we will not spare you.” He further added that “Those grilling… [be warned that] we will arrange the day of judgment for you. You are making the life of the prime minister difficult. The Pakistani nation will make it difficult for you to live.”
There is no clarity of where and when the video was shot or when it was released.
In response to Hashmi’s statement, Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf’s Spokesperson Fawad Chaudhry said, “Some government workers are trying to jeopardise the processes of accountability.” According to Chaudhry the said elements have been trying to “scandalise” the ongoing probe. He added “We will ensure no such schemes against the Supreme Court or the JIT are successful,” the spokesperson added. “PTI will defend the quest for justice.”
Conversely Minister of State for Information Marriyum Aurangzeb speaking on behalf of the ruling PML-N said that the party does not support what Hashmi said, She further added that its his “personal opinion.”
Ms Aurangzaib added that the prime minister believes in accountability, she said that she had demanded an explanation from Hashmi.
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