ISLAMABAD: A civil court issued an arrest warrant for former minister for religious affairs Hamid Saeed Kazmi in the Haj corruption case, DawnNews reported.
The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) raided his residence on Thursday. However, Kazmi had left the house and evaded the arrest.
The warrant was issued by a civil court in Islamabad after Thursday’s hearing of the case, DawnNews reported.
During the hearing, FIA officials informed the Supreme Court that they had found evidence of corruption by the former minister.
Kazmi told DawnNews that at this critical junction he did not want to issue any statement which can cause trouble to anyone. The former minister further said that he would not name PM Gilani’s son in Haj corruption case.