Lawyers in Pakistan call for countrywide strike to seek Sharif's resignation

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Supreme Court judge Ijazul Ahsan said the Dubai government revealed that the Gulf Steel Mills documents provided by the Sharif family were forged.

Raja read the letter of UAE before the court and argued that the UAE authorities had denied of having any record of Gulf Mills agreement and transfer of machinery to the country. The JIT report has noted some major discrepancies in the documents submitted by Sharif's children.

"We have been waiting for them since day one to come forward and provide the money trail", he said, adding that the court would decide the case on the basis of evidence and that it was not bound by the findings of the JIT.

She said that while Imran had filed a case against the Prime Minister in the Supreme Court, he himself was running away from the cases against him in the courts and ECP because he knew that he was guilty of money laundering-- that he used to set up Niazi Service-- and receiving funds from the Hindu and Israeli lobbies.

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Raja argued that JIT itself decided that there was no need to interview the Qatari prince, adding that further investigation should be carried out. The JIT in its report submitted to the SC on July 10 confirmed that PM Sharif served as the chairman of the board of Capital FZE.

Addressing the counsel, Justice Azmat said you have to answer law firm Mossack Fonseca's claim that Maryam is the owner of the London properties. The documents contain two letters sent to the JIT. To that, Justice Ijaz said that it was a reality according to the JIT report.

Apart from Sharif, the bar councils have also sought the resignation of Finance Minister Ishaq Dar, Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif and the prime minister's son-in-law Muhammad Safdar.

Fawad Chaudhry also not forgot to mention Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Daniyal Aziz and said 48 hours have left but he has still got no ministry.

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