On Thursday, there was a U-turn in the Bahria Town car race case. This happened when the investigation officer informed the Supreme Court that Atif Sheikh, the main event organizer was detained last week in Dubai. He was caught through Interpol.
After that there was a huge of confusion in the court. Atif had applied for political asylum as stated by DIG Mubasharrullah. But lawyer of the chief executive of Bahria Town said that there was not a single pending case found against Ali Riaz, the son of real estate businessmen Malik Riaz.
According to Hamid Khan, the lawyer of Ali Riaz, all affidavits of the settlement between legal recipients of drag race victims and his client (Ali) were submitted in the district and sessions court on a charitable basis.
Moreover, the police officer has also given his view that banish of the main accused from Dubai, now the police could study the matter thoroughly. He has told this to the two-member bench of the apex court head by Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry.
After listening to the matter, the Supreme Court has told the investigation agency to speed up the investigation and take some challans of the accused before the lower court.