A special judicial magistrate on Saturday issued a non-bailable arrest warrant for Federal Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah in case number 19/20.
According to sources privy to the development, the warrant has been issued in a case pertaining to fraud after the PML-N leader failed to appear in an inquiry by the Punjab Anti-corruption Establishment (ACE).
The ACE spokesperson said that the magistrate has ordered to arrest and produce the PML-N leader before him.
Meanwhile, the Islamabad police have sent back the ACE team, including four officers, who came to arrest the Interior Minister.
Sources privy to the matter said that the Punjab ACE team reached Kohsar Police Station to seek police assistance and informed them about the Rana’s warrant, on which the police officials took the stand that Rana Sanaullah does not live within the limits of Kohsar Police Station because the address on the arrest warrant is Faisalabad.
On the other hand, Minister for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb said that arrest warrants of Rana Sanaullah were issued in Lahore as Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan was afraid of him.
In a tweet, she said that it was a conspiracy to spread chaos and anarchy in the country in order to divert attention from the corruption of “foreign agent, liar”, who was playing with national security and trying to hoodwink the people.
The minister said that, on the orders of