Non-bailable arrest warrants have been issued for Malik Riaz’s son-in-law real estate tycoon Zain Malik on Saturday by the accountability court in Karachi.
The development comes in a case pertaining to the alleged illegal amalgamation of commercial land to the Bahria Town for a multi-storey building in Karachi.
In the said case, Zain Malik, son-in-law of the real estate tycoon Riaz Malik, former Karachi nazim and Pak Sarzameen Party chairman Syed Mustafa Kamal, former Karachi district coordination officer Fazlur Rehman, former executive district officer Iftikhar Kaimkhani and others are facing trail.
However on Saturday, the matter came up before the accountability court-IV judge, Suresh Kumar, when Mustafa Kamal and other suspects, who are on bail, appeared before the court.
Zain Malik did not appear before the court. His defence counsel Amir Raza Naqvi told the court that his client was in the United Kingdom for his medical treatment. And an application had been filed, requesting to record his statement from the UK and for the filing of any charge(s) to be framed against him, as had been done in the Park Lane reference against former president Asif Ali Zardari.
The request request was truned down by the judge and non-bailable arrest warrants were isussed for Malik. The investigation officer was directed to arrest and produce Malik before the court on the next date of hearing.
The judge deferred indictment of Kamal, Rehman and others in the case till Oct 9.