Panama Papers case: Nawaz Sharif found guilty, sacked as Pakistan PM; Twitterati react, check out the conversation

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Updated: July 28, 2017 1:56:03 PM

Panama Papers case: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has been disqualified by the Supreme Court after finding him guilty.

Panama Papers case, Panama Papers Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif disqualified, Supreme Court This was Sharif’s third time as PM, but it too has been cut short, this time due to the corruption probe into his family wealth. (Reuters)

Panama Papers case: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has been disqualified by the Supreme Court after finding him guilty. Pakistan Supreme Court has also sent the Panamagate graft case against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to anti-corruption court for trial. This was Sharif’s third time as PM, but it too has been cut short, this time due to the corruption probe into his family wealth. It is being reported that a criminal investigation too would be started against the former PM and his family. The decision was announced by the Supreme Court today morning after a delay of over half an hour. It was ordered by the five-member bench judge of the apex court. Justice Asif Saeed Khosa, Justice Gulzar Ahmad, Justice Ijaz Afzal, Justice Sheikh Azmat Saeed and Ijaz-ul-Ahsan were hearing the matter. Earlier, the three member implementation bench of the court had reserved the decision on July 21. Check out how the Twitterati reacted to this massive turmoil in Pakistani politics:

Shehzad Poonawalla‏ tweeted: “What an irony! Panama papers accused brought to book in Pakistan !! In Modi’s India they do GST ads !! #NawazSharif #Pakistan” Baji Please, wrote, “If you have been elected as PM thrice, disqualified thrice, you are not unlucky, you are plain simple incompetent.” Another user AmirZia‏ said, “#NawazSharif stands disqualified. A big victory a/g the corrupt mafia…congratulations #Pakistan.” Mohandas Menon‏ pointed out that no Pakistan Prime Minister have completed their term, he tweeted, “No Pakistan PM has ever completed their full term of five years. #NawazSharif had done 4 yrs, 54 days Liaquat Ali Khan 1947-51 (4y, 63d)”

 

 

 

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