KARACHI: Malik Riaz, the real estate tycoon and central character of Familygate arrived in Islamabad on Monday night to record his statement before the Supreme Court of Pakistan, Geo News reported.
Talking to media persons at Islamabad airport, Malik Raiz only said: "I would InshahAllah record my statement before the Supreme Court on Tuesday (today)".
He refused to answer the queries of the reporters, saying the court had directed him not to speak to media.
Earlier, Malik Riaz arrived here from Dubai via Karachi in his private plane called Bahria Town-1, following Supreme Court's orders to record his statement in Dr Arsalan Iftikhar's suo moto case.
Zahid Bukhari, the counsel for Malik Riaz, speaking in Geo News programme 'Aaj Kamran Khan Kay Saath' said that his client will appear before the Supreme Court on Tuesday with 'explosive evidence'.
He said Malik Raiz is in possession of important documents and other evidence which he would present before the apex court tomorrow.
Bukhari said his client was under medical treatment in London where doctors had advised him not to travel but the business baron decided to return so that he could record his statement before the Supreme Court.
The Supreme Court is currently hearing a suo moto case regarding allegations of shady deals between Dr Arsalan Iftikhar case, son of the Chief Justice of Pakistan, and Malik Riaz.
Earlier today, Dr Arsalan Iftikhar told the Supreme Court that his and Malik Riaz’s name should be placed on the Exit Control List and they should be sent to prison. However, the apex court warned that he should desist from using such expression.