Rehman Malik summoned to appear before Panama JIT tomorrow


ISLAMABAD: A spokesperson for former Interior Minister, Rehman Malik stated that Rehman Malik will soon be appearing before the Panama case Joint Investigation Team (JIT).

According to his spokesperson, Senator Rehman Malik received a summons by the JIT on June 10 to appear on June 13.

However, since he is in London right now, Malik will be writing to the JIT to affix another date of appearance in front of the high-profile probe team, his spokesperson informed further.

Malik, who remained the interior minister during the previous Pakistan Peoples Party-led federal government, is also a former bureaucrat and a current member of the Senate.

He has served in the Federal Investigation Agency at various posts, and later became the agency’s director-general.

He was also investigating Nawaz Sharif for corruption during the second government of Benazir Bhutto in the mid-1990s.

The JIT is probing the international investments of the prime minister’s family in light of the Supreme Court’s April 20 judgment in the Panama case.

The prime minister is also expected to appear before the JIT on Thursday, June 15, 2017.