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LHC issues non-bailable arrest warrants for Islamabad IGP

ISLAMABAD:The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Monday issued non-bailable arrest warrants for Islamabad Inspector General of Police (IGP) Dr Akbar Nisar Khan for not appearing in the contempt plea hearing regarding the arrest of former Punjab chief minister Pervaiz Elahi despite his release orders from the court.

While expressing its dissatisfaction over the answers of DIG (operations) Syed Ali Nasir Rizvi and DIG (investigation) Imran Kishwar, the court summoned both of them on October 2 for indictment. The court also issued bailable arrest warrants for the Islamabad chief commissioner.

It also issued a showcause notice to the superintendent of police (SP) concerned for not producing the Islamabad IGP. It also issued arrest warrants for the Attock jail superintendent over non-appearance.