The Supreme Court of Pakistan (SC) on Friday took notice of the leaked video clip pertaining to mid-break discussion by Dunya TV hosts during Malik Riaz’s interview.
It is pertinent to mention that behind the scenes footage showing Dunya TV hosts Mubashir Lucman and Mehr Bukhari talking to Malik Riaz during their show has surfaced on YouTube under the title ‘Malik Riaz Planted Interview with Mehar Bukhari and Mubashir Lucman on Dunya TV’.
There are two videos, in one of which Mubashir Lucman is seen receiving a call on his cell phone from Abdul Qadir Gilani, son of Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani, and Mubashir told him that Malik Riaz was not letting him name Hamid Mir, the known Geo TV anchor. Later Lucman gave his phone to Malik Riaz, and then PM’s son and Riaz Malik talked to each other.
During the mid-break ‘planning’, Mehr Bukhari told Malik Riaz that she would ask questions relating to the chief justice and Arsalan Iftikhar as Arsalan has told her that he never met Malik Riaz, Malik Riaz agreed.
Malik Riaz also asked the anchors that he wanted to readout some documents.