ISLAMABAD: Petitions filed by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) seeking disqualification of Nawaz Sharif over Panan Leaks set aside by the Chief Justice of Pakistan Zaheer Jamali.

Chief justice ordered to present the petitions in the apex court for hearing.

After the Panama Leaks disclosures, PTI and Jamaat-e-Islami sought disqualification of Nawaz as the Prime minister and filed petitions in the apex court for the purpose.

Their Petitions were declared as non-maintainable by the Registrar office of the court.

Anwar Zaheer Jamali heard the queries and arguments of both the parties against the court’s Registrar office on Tuesday.

The counsels of the petitioners, in their arguments, stated that the alleged corruption of the prime minister falls under Article 184-3 of the constitution and only Supreme Court of Pakistan have jurisdiction to hear the case. The lawyers argued that it is upto the court to decide if the case can be heard or not.

Panama Leaks as it is being accounted for, has created a significant buzz far and wide. The reports uncover off-shore organizations and bank balances owned by world leaders, politicians and popular superstars around the globe.