KARACHI: The Court on Wednesday issued non-bailable arrest warrant of Sarfraz Merchant who had returned two days ago to record statement to Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) in Altaf Hussain’s money laundering case.
Merchant is a suspect in money laundering case against MQM chief.
Judicial Magistrate South heard a fraud case against Merchant and ordered concern authorities to produce him before the court on April 21.
A case was registered against Merchant in Darakhshan Police Station. Challan filed by the police writes Merchant a fugitive.
Complainant has alleged Merchant of threatening to file a bogus case, receiving Rs 12 crore and snatching his car on March 12, 2014.
On Monday, Merchant reached Islamabad to record his statement to Federal Investigation Agency against Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain in money laundering case.
His statement will become a part of additional first information report (FIR) while founder of Pak Sar Zameen Party (PSP) Mustafa Kamal will also record his statement to FIA within a few days.
Sources stated that foolproof security has been ensured for Merchant’s stay.