ISLAMABAD – Malik Riaz has agreed to appear before inquiry commission headed by Shoaib Suddle in next week to record his statement in Arsalan-Riaz graft case, sources privy to the development told The Nation on Wednesday."The property tycoon and central figure in this case, Malik Riaz has finally agreed to appear before Supreme Court appointed investigative commission any time next week to record his statement," a credible official source told TheNation on Wednesday.The commission started investigating the graft case from September 3, 2012. Shoaib Suddle, who has a good repute as an investigation officer, has so for interviewed different people including Faisal Bashir, Superintendent of Islamabad Capital Territory Police whom he asked to explain his links with Malik Riaz.The commission, which is bound to complete its investigation in 30 days, has also issued notices to some other officials to explain their position in connection with Arsalan-Riaz graft case, sources said.Malik Riaz, the main character in the scandal, earlier had refused to appear before Suddle commission. Earlier this month, his lawyer Zahid Bukhari told media that Riaz would not appear before this commission. He said: "We have reservations about one man investigation team headed by Shoaib Suddle, an accused in Murtaza Bhutto murder case.”He also told media that he would file a review petition in the Supreme Court against the formation of the commission. Bukhari said his client believed that Suddle cannot carry out investigation on merit as he enjoys good terms with Arsalan Iftikhar’s family. "We do not accept the Saddle commission because it has been formed against the norms of justice,” he added.