Red warrant issued to Interpol for Musharraf’s arrest

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The Interior Ministry on Wednesday issued a red warrant to Interpol’s headquarters for the arrest of former President Pervez Musharraf on the orders of Anti-terrorism court-I, Rawalpindi in the Benazir Bhutto assassination case. The warrant read that Musharraf should be brought back to Pakistan in order to carry out proceedings against him in the murder probe. The investigation officer of the murder probe, Federal Investigation Agency Deputy Director Khalid Rasool, had forwarded the arrest documents to the Interior Ministry, which moved it to the relevant authority of Interpol in Pakistan. Copies of the statements given by the then director-general of Counter Intelligence wing of ISI, Javed Iqbal Cheema, and former director-general of Intelligence Bureau of Pakistan Ejaz Shah have also been sent to Interpol. The warrant has been sent via e-mail and through post to Interpol headquarters.

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