ISLAMABAD ( Muslim Times) – Justice Asif Saeed Khosa on Wednesday has clarified that he has never called anyone as Godfather or Sicilian mafia in Panmagate case.
Justice Khosa, who was a member of the bench that announced Panama deicison, asked Deputy Attorney General Amir Rehman whether he has read Panama verdict, continuing that the reference to the Sicilian Mafia was made because of former Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N) leader Nihal Hashmi’s threats to the judiciary.
Meanwhile, Justice Dost Mohammad said that the role of Godfather was heroic but it has been taken as negative. Godfather used to give money to the poverty-stricken people by taking it from rich people, he added.
It is to be mentioned here that Justice Khosa’s statements come in the wake of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Maryam Nawaz’s continuous onslaught against SC judges for allegedly using terms like ‘Sicilian Mafia and The Godfather’ to label them.