RAWALPINDI – A local court in Rawalpindi on Monday ordered the Anti-Corruption Department to arrest real estate tycoon Malik Riaz Hussain, his son Malik Ali Riaz and seven other accused and produce them before the court on July 2.
Special Judge Anti-Corruption Chaudhry Ameer Muhammad Khan issued these directions while taking up the case of illegal transfer of 1401 kanals of land near Rawat involving the Bahria Town.
During the proceedings, the Anti-Corruption Department told the court that they along with Civil Line Police Station officials, including the area DSP, went to Islamabad for arresting Malik Riaz and others, but the Islamabad Police did not cooperate and sent them back.
Meanwhile, the counsel of real estate tycoon tendered an application with the court seeking cancellation of arrest warrants.
; however, the special judge observed that the application should be submitted in the presence of other party on the next date of hearing.
The court had issued arrest warrants for Malik Riaz, Ali Riaz and others in the land scam on Thursday last.