Karachi court issues Sarfraz Merchant’s non-bailable arrest warrant


KARACHI: A local court in Karachi on Tuesday has issued a non-bailable arrest warrant of Sarfraz Merchant for the second time.


The court has directed the police to present the details of the suspect’s movable and non-movable property along with blocking his National Identity Card (NIC).

The court has also ordered authorities to present him before court on May 16.

A case was registered against Merchant in Darakhshan Police Station. Challan filed by the police writes Merchant a fugitive.

Complainant Asad Alim Niazi has alleged Merchant of threatening to file a bogus case, receiving Rs 12 crore and snatching his car on March 12, 2014.

Merchant is a also suspect in money laundering case against Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain.