A special committee of the National Assembly on Tuesday decided to seek assistance from the Federal Investigation Agency for investigation into an audio leak allegedly involving the son of former chief justice of Pakistan Saqib Nisar and a PTI ticket holder.
The decision was taken at a meeting of the 10-member committee, chaired by Aslam Bhootani, an MNA from Balochistan. The investigation agency will submit a report to the committee after completing its probe.
Bhootani remarked that former CJP’s son Najam Saqib and the PTI candidate could appear before the committee to present their stance, adding: “We are not against any institution or a person but horse trading”. He said the investigation into the matter would fulfill legal requirements.
The committee will send a letter to the FIA to initiate probe into the audio leak.
The audio tape surfaced on April 29 in which Najam could be heard demanding a reward for a job done for an enthusiast seeking PTI ticket for upcoming general elections in Punjab.
Meanwhile, in conversation with another caller, identified as Mian Uzair, Najam can be heard asking for delivery of the goods, not less than 120.