Dar will be brought back to Pakistan through Interpol, AG tells SC


ISLAMABAD (ENNS) The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has issued a red warrant to bring former finance minister Ishaq Dar back to Pakistan, the attorney general informed the Supreme Court here on Saturday.

A three-member bench of the apex court, headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, heard the case pertaining to Dar’s return to the country.

The attorney general told the court that the red warrant was issued after the approval of Ministry of Interior Affairs. The FIA has forwarded the red warrant to Interpol to arrest the former minister, he added.

The interior ministry submitted a reply over Dar’s return to the Supreme Court and stated that the former finance minister will be brought back with help from Interpol.

Justice Sardar Tariq asked the attorney general for update on seizing Dar’s property. “What has been done about seizing Dar’s foreign property?” he questioned.

Attorney general replied that the request to seize his property has been attached with the red warrant.

The case has been adjourned for two weeks.

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