ISLAMABAD Hamesh Khan, former president Bank of Punjab, Wednesday appeared before the apex court amid tight security. He was directly brought from Lahore to Islamabad for the hearing of BoP scam. His family members, including wife and sisters, were also present in the court. They were allowed to meet Hamesh Khan in an independent room in the SC premises, on the request of his counsel Mehmood A Sheikh. A three-member bench of the Supreme Court headed by Chief Justice Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry said that Hamesh Khan would get a fair trial for he returned back home, which shows his respect for countrys law. Justice Khalil ur Rehman Ramday and Justice Ghulam Rabbani were other members of the bench. During the hearing, Hamesh Khan informed the bench that all facilities were made available for him and he did not face any torture. Chief Justice, during the course of hearing of Bank of Punjab (BoP) scandal, said Hamesh Khan sould not be mistreated but get a legal fair trial as he respected the law of the country and returned back. Hamesh informed that since his return from US on May 14, 2010, he has been lodged in Chamba House, Lahore. Basic facilities including health facilities are available to him and his wife, Muneera Arif, was allowed to meet him once a week. Mehmood A Sheikh requested the court that he should be allowed to meet his client in the absence of NAB officials, as one officer of the Bureau remained present during the meeting and they could not discuss anything openly. The NAB requested the court for more time to complete its inquiry into the Bank of Punjab scam. Supreme Court directed Sahibzada Rafit Rauf, Director Financial Crime NAB, to take back Hamesh Khan on Wednesday night and bring him again today (Thursday) for hearing. Haris Afzal, son of Sheikh Afzal complained that his father was being kept in death cell. He requested that his father should be provided health facilities as he was patient of Hepatitis C. The IG Prison was ordered to deal with Sheikh Afzal in accordance with the law. The court directed Sheikh Munirs counsel to approach the Accountability Court regarding his case.