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Pakistan HC in London receives Sharif’s arrest warrants: FO

ISLAMABAD: The spokesperson of Foreign Office (FO) on Friday confirmed that the Pakistan High Commission in London received the arrest warrants of former premier Nawaz Sharif.
The Foreign Office (FO) spokesperson Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri confirmed that Nawaz Sharif’s arrest warrants issued by the Islamabad High Court (IHC) had been received by the foreign ministry on Thursday.
The arrest warrants have been sent immediately to the Pakistan High Commission in London and directed the commission for sending a report after implementing the court orders, added Chaudhri.
Earlier on Thursday, the IHC Registrar Office started implementing the orders and issued notice to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for taking steps to arrest the former prime minister.
The high court had released the arrest warrants of Nawaz in Al-Azizia and Avenfield cases and also sent its copy to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for assisting the relevant authorities to arrest the former premier who is currently residing in London.
It had directed concerned authorities to produce Nawaz on September 22 during the next hearing. Separate notices had been served to the FO by IHC Registrar Office for contacting the British High Commission to implement the court orders regarding the arrest of the former premier.



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