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Security to be beefed up in Islamabad amidst Panama hearing in SC

Security has been beefed up in Islamabad in the wake of hearing of the Panama Leaks case on November 1.

According to a notification issued Saturday (today), apart from the petitioners and their lawyers every one else who wishes to attend the hearing will have to receive a special pass from SP security.

Journalists are exempted from the rule, the notification added.

Meanwhile, everyone entering the court premises will undergo a body search.

A larger bench of the Supreme Court will hear petitions related to the Panama Leaks on November 1, a day before the expected Islamabad Lockdown.

The bench will be presided by Chief Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali. Meanwhile, Justice Asif Khosa, Justice Azmat Saeed, Justice Ameer Hani Muslim and Justice Aijaz ul Hasan will be part of the bench.

The Supreme Court issued notices to all parties including the Prime Minister on October 20 as it began hearing five petitions regarding the Panama Papers which have overshadowed political landscape of the country for the last several months.



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