FIA sends red warrant for Altaf to Interpol headquarters

16 Feb, 2017 11:56 am

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has on Thursday sent a red warrant to Interpol headquarters against Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain after the orders of special anti-terrorism court.

The interior ministry had approved the red warrant against London-based Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain on February 7.

The red warrants were issued over the directives of an anti-terrorism court (ATC) in Karachi. The court has ordered to present the suspect after arresting him through the Interpol.

Altaf Hussain is the main suspect in the last year’s arson attack in Karachi. After the issuance of the red warrant, the Interpol will arrest the suspect and inform the FIA. Sindh Police and FIA will depart for the UK for the extradition of MQM founder, reports added.

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