Panama papers scandal takes away PM post of Nawaz Sharif

Jul 28, 2017 15:12 | Poltics

The five judge bench today asked the Pakistani PM Nawaz Shariff to step down as they disqualified him to be there as the PM of the nation. SC also ask the national accountability court to takeup the case and start a curruption case against the sons of Nawaz Sharif and against his daughter Mariam.

It is the third time the 67-year-old veteran politician's term as premier has been cut short.

As the unanimous verdict by the five-judge bench was read out by Justice Ejaz Afzal Khan inside the packed courtroom 1 of the Supreme Court.