Red warrants issued for arrest of Hussain Haqqani

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ISLAMABAD : The Federal Investigation Agency has issued arrest warrants for former ambassador to the United States Hussain Haqqani in the Memogate scandal case.

During the hearing in the Supreme Court Thursday, Director General of the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) Bashir Memon informed the apex court that a letter has been forwarded to the Interpol for red warrant against the accused.

Resuming the Memogate case hearing on January 29, the Chief Justice of Pakistan had remarked that the apex court will summon Husain Haqqani to face the charges against him. The CJP had summoned secretaries interior and foreign affairs and Director General Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) to contemplate legal ways to bring self-exiled ex-ambassador to U.S. back to the country.

Charges brought against the ex-envoy include criminal conspiracy and waging a war against Pakistan.

Orignally published by INP

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