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Malik Riaz wants the Supreme Court to hear the contempt case against him after 12 weeks

He is seeking treatment abroad

SAMAA | - Posted: Feb 6, 2019 | Last Updated: 2 years ago
Posted: Feb 6, 2019 | Last Updated: 2 years ago
Malik Riaz wants the Supreme Court to hear the contempt case against him after 12 weeks

He is seeking treatment abroad

Real estate tycoon Malik Riaz wants Pakistan’s top court to change the date of the contempt case against him.

His lawyer filed on Wednesday a petition asking for the hearing to be held after 12 weeks. This is called an adjournment application.

The petition says that Riaz is unwell and seeking treatment in London. The doctors will operate on him and it will take him at least eight weeks to recover, the petition adds.

Related: Top judge tells Bahria Town’s Malik Riaz to pay Rs1tr for Islamabad ‘encroachment’

The Supreme Court is expected to take up the contempt petition against him on February 7.

He is facing contempt charges for accusing former chief justice Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry and his son, Dr Arsalan Iftikhar, of financial wrongdoings during a press conference in 2012.

 

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2 Comments

  1. Jamshed Rabadi  February 7, 2019 11:12 am/ Reply

    Whenever court calls the Gillian’s, they conveniently because me unwell.

  2. Shiekh  February 13, 2019 8:21 am/ Reply

    Cause they all are muscle persons whom law cannot question they make or buy the law. These craps are nothing but criminals

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