View Full Version : MOI: al-Esawi is aware of preventive arrests..and there are only 10 wanted

12-22-2012, 06:20 AM
Friday, 21 December 2012 16:10

http://www.shafaaq.com/en/images/2012/12/7/eeiinnnnn.jpgShafaq News/The ministry of Interior announced on its official website that arresting the bodyguards of the Iraqi minister of Finance, Rafei al-Esawi was committed by its forces adding that the minister was informed about it.
MOI's online statement referred that number of wanted are only 10 while others' arresting came as a "preventative measure".
The statement published on the official website of Iraq's ministry of Interiorfollowed up by "Safaq News" announced the arrest "was committed after the Supreme Judicial Council informed about the arresting order against 10 bodyguards work on behalf of the minister of Finance, Rafei al-Esawi", adding that "ministry of interior's units are the responsible part of implementing the judicial authorities' orders as the Iraqi constitution stated".

Esawi hold a press conference on Thursday's evening in which he announced that "unofficial militias" arrested all of his 150-members guarding crew as he was in a meeting with the cabinet Secretary-General saying "they broke into my headquarter, house and office illegally".