ISLAMABAD: Bahria Town Chairman Malik Riaz went to Lohi Bher police station on Wednesday and lodged a first information report (FIR) against some people he alleged have blackmailed him.
The Bahria Town Chairman was accompanied by his lawyer Dr. Babar Awan. According to police sources, Malik Riaz has named three individuals- Lt. Colonel (retd) Tariq Kamal, Dr. Shafiq and a dismissed Colonel Khalid Rasheed, as accused of blackmailing him.
According to FIR the blackmailers are trying to destroy the reputation of Malik Riaz and Bahria Town. It states that the blackmailers had already been paid once and were seeking more money.
The blackmailers received Rs50 million on June 28, 2013 and assured that there would be no further blackmailing. The FIR further states that 15 days ago Colonel (retd) Tariq Kamal issued another threat.
Speaking to media, Babar Awan said his client Malik Riaz had submitted documents and CCTV video from his office as evidence with the FIR. “It is now the responsibility of the media and national institutions to bring forward the truth”, Awan added.