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Warrants issued for Bhatti murder suspects

An Anti-Terrorism Court in Pakistan has issued warrants of arrest for two suspects in the Shahbaz Bhatti murder case, reports The Express Tribune.

Warrants issued for Bhatti murder suspects
The late Federal Minister for Minorities, Shahbaz Bhatti

August 31, 2011

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Arrest warrants have been issued against two men suspected of being involved in the murder of former minorities’ minister Shahbaz Bhatti, reports The Express Tribune. The Anti-Terrorism Court Special Judge (ATC)-II Pervez Ali Shah issued the warrants against Malik Abid and Ziaur Rehman on Monday after Bhatti’s family named the two men as suspects in the murder. An ANI report on the Truth Dive website states that, according to sources, Shahbaz’s brother Sikandar Bhatti, who is following the case, said that the two men were involved in the murder of his brother. Islamabad police officials said that they had come to know that the two men had escaped to Dubai. Interpol’s help will be sought to bring them back, they added. FULL STORY Slain minister: ATC issues warrants for Bhatti murder suspects (The Express Tribune) Pak court issues arrest warrants for two suspects in Shahbaz Bhatti assassination case (Truth Dive/ANI) PHOTO CREDIT Screenshot from a video on YouTube
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