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FIA in contact with Interpol on Haqqani matter, SC told

FIA in contact with Interpol on Haqqani matter, SC told

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court was informed on Thursday that the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) was in contact with Interpol on the matter of former ambassador to the United States Husain Haqqani.

A three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar heard a suo motu case pertaining to the implementation of the 2011 Memogate scandal.

During the hearing, senior legal expert Ahmer Bilal Soofi informed the bench that the FIA had submitted a challan in the special court against Haqqani.

“FIA has contacted Interpol and permanent warrants have been issued for Haqqani,” he added.

Soofi further said, “The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has granted the FIA authority and a progress report will be submitted during the next hearing.” Justice Nisar, “I want to wrap up this case before I leave.”

The hearing of the case was then adjourned for an indefinite period.