QUETTA: The Additional Session Judge – V Quetta issued non-bailable arrest warrants for Jamhoori Watan Party (JWP) provincial president Nawabzada Shahzain Bugti and his 26 accomplices on Friday.
The arrest warrants were issued after the Supreme Court Treasury Bench headed by Chief Justice Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry cancelled the bail of Shahzain and his guards, earlier granted by the Balochistan High Court.
The Additional Session Judge—V Sayed Zulfiqar Naqvi had issued the warrants on Friday.
They were arrested by paramilitary Frontier Corps (FC) on December 22, 2010 at the Buleli checkpost in Quetta for allegedly smuggling weapons.
Sources say a huge cache of weapons and ammunition, including 50 Kalashnikov assault rifles, anti-aircraft guns and 46,000 rounds, was recovered from the vehicles they were travelling in.
Shahzain had approached the Balochistan High Court and was granted bail.
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