FIA issues red warrant against Ishaq Dar, SC informed

ISLAMABAD: Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has issued a red warrant against former finance minister Ishaq Dar, attorney general informed the Supreme Court 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 Pakistan.

Attorney general further said that the red warrant was issued after the approval of Ministry of Interior Affairs, adding that FIA has forwarded the red warrant to Interpol.

Moreover, 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.

Furthermore, Justice Sardar Tariq asked the attorney general regarding the update on seizing Dar’s property. “What has been done pertaining to seizing Dar’s foreign property,” he questioned. “The request to seize property has been attached with the red warrant,” attorney general replied. The case has been adjourned for two weeks.