ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court has formed a larger bench to hear petitions regarding the Panama Leaks case.
The hearing will take place on November 1, a day before the expected Islamabad shutdown.
The bench will be presided by Chief Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali. Meanwhile, Justice Asif Khosa, Justice Azmat Saeed, Justice Ameer Hani Muslim and Justice Aijaz ul Hasan will be part of the bench.
The Supreme Court issued notices to all parties including the Prime Minister on October 20 as it began hearing five petitions regarding the Panama Papers which have overshadowed political landscape of the country for the last several months.
A three-member bench presided by the Chief Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali heard the petitions including two petitions filed by the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf calling for the disqualification of the prime minister.
The SC sent notices to all parties including the Prime Minister on the request of JI and PTI. The session was adjourned for two weeks.