Malik Riaz to appear before SC in fake accounts case

Malik Riaz Hussain and his son-in-law Zain Malik of the Bahria Town (Pvt) Ltd are expected to appear before a two-judge bench of the Supreme Court when it resumes hearing in the Rs35 billion fake accounts case on Monday.

The bench comprising Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar and Justice Ijaz-ul-Ahsan will hear the case initiated on a suo motu notice.

At the last hearing in Lahore, the apex court had ordered both Malik Riaz and Zain Malik to personally appear before it at the next hearing.

The names of Malik Riaz and Zain Malik surfaced in the report furnished before the SC by a joint investigation team (JIT) constituted by the court to probe the fake accounts case.