Bahria Town Chairman, Malik Riaz, was ordered by the Supreme Court on Tuesday, to get 5 billion rupees deposited within two weeks in the property tycoon’s housing project in Karachi, related case.
An SC bench consisting of three judges and headed by Chief Justice Pakistan, Mian Saqib Nisar, also directed Riaz to submit a written statement along with his appearance in court on Wednesday, which happens to be today.
IN Tuesday’s hearing, Chief Justice asked Chairman Bahria Town, to not forget his afterlife, as Riaz mentioned his contribution in turning ‘the third world country, into first world state’
“Bahria Town provides uninterrupted electricity to its residents; it has the third biggest mosque; has several educational institutions, old-age homes, leisure points and a world-class hospital.
“A city that was infested with Kalashnikovs has been turned into an epitome of developmental projects,” Riaz mentioned with context to Karachi.
Riaz put forward his appeal, in which he stated that court should refrain from passing any verdict, that can have its influence over employees, he also added that NAB has already gotten the housing society, cleared.
Furthermore, he requested the court to put NAB’s investigation to a halt until court’s final decision is out, “On Monday, several residents of Bahria Town pleaded me to save the investments they have made into the housing society,” he added.