ISLAMABAD: Former Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz, son-in-law Capt (r) Safdar once again appeared before accountability court in National Accountability Bureau (NAB) reference against Sharif family today (Friday).During the hearing headed by Muhammad Bashir, defense lawyer Khawaja Harris is cross examining head of Panama Joint investigation team (JIT) Wajid Zia’s statement. 

Zia told that the team didn’t contact Jerry Freeman directly to confirm the authenticity of trust deed provided by Sharifs in Supreme Court (SC). 

“It’s right that unanimously approved questionnaire was sent to Jerry Freeman by JIT”, Zia said in court upon the cross questioning of legal counsel of Nawaz Sharif.

He further added that “JIT contacted Jerry Freeman through the help of solicitor for the confirmation of Sharif family’s trust deed”. 

Moreover, head of Panama JIT told Jerry Freeman confirmed that Hassan Nawaz signed two trust deeds of Nelson and Nescol on January 2, 2006 and Jerry Freeman had signed as witness on the papers. The copies of mentioned papers are available at Jerry Freeman, he continued.

Khawaja Harris asked Wajid Zia that whether you summoned Jerry Freeman to Pakistan with all evidences and documents, the prosecution witness said “no”.