SC directs Riaz to appear for hearings
ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court (SC) has rejected property tycoon Malik Riaz’s plea to be exempt from being in court during proceedings of the contempt of court case. The apex court has directed Riaz be present for all subsequent hearings.
A three member bench comprising Justice Mian Shakirullah Jan, Justice Tariq Parvez and Justice Amir Hani Muslim resumed hearing of the contempt of court case against Riaz.
The real estate magnate has engaged senior advocate Dr Abdul Basit for the case and the court granted Riaz’s counsel time to study the case and submit a reply by July 2.
The apex court has summoned the record of the Arsalan Iftikhar suo moto case to its next hearing which will take place on July 4.