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Panama papers: Imran Khan leads protests against Nawaz Sharif

Panama papers probe: Opposition leader Imran Khan was a petitioner in the case

By: Rithika Siddhartha

PAKISTANI opposition party lawmakers tore up the agenda and shouted in a parliament session toda (April 21) as they demanded that prime minister Nawaz Sharif step down during an investigation into his finances. Opposition leader Imran Khan said he would lead protests demanding Sharif’s resignation, saying the prime minister had lost the moral authority to stay in office while being investigated. The Supreme Court ruled yesterday (April 20) that there was insufficient evidence to order Sharif’s removal from office but called for further investigation into corruption allegations in connection with the so-called Panama Papers leaks. A five-member bench was split…

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