Malik Riaz claims spending Rs 342m on Dr Arsalan

Islamabad:Former owner of Behria Town Malik Riaz submitted written statement in SC against Dr Arsalan, statement says he spent a total amount of Rs 342 million on chief justice’s son Dr Arsalan.

The written statement of real estate tycoon Malik Riaz, which he submitted in the Supreme Court on Tuesday, stated that he spent a total amount of Rs 342 million on chief justice s son Dr Arsalan Iftikhar.

Malik Riaz wrote in the statement that Dr Iftikhar had assured that he would help resolve the pending cases in the court but did not get any relief despite the money spent.

“Dr Arsalan Iftikahr not only cheated me, my son-in-law but also committed fraud, extortion, and other offences under the Prevention of Corruption Act and the offences falling under the NAB ordinance,” he stated.

The document revealed the amount Malik Riaz paid for the two trips Dr Iftikhar had made to London – two with his family and the other with a friend.

Riaz further added that he gave Rs 327 million in cash to the chief justice’s son on different occasions.

He also asserted that purpose of narrating the facts in the issue was neither to ridicule or disrespect or hatch conspiracy against the Supreme Court – but -was to voice genuine grievances.

He made it clear in his statement that neither the prime minister, nor the president or any political member was involved in the matter.

Malik Riaz’s statement submitted to the Supreme Court said that more than Rs 340 million were spent on Dr Arsalan Iftikhar’s three foreign tours, Geo News reported.

The statement added that Dr Arsalan claimed that he could settle the cases fought in his father’s court in favour of Bahria Town but that did not happen. SANA

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