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Iraq court orders arrest of Kurd Independence vote organisers

| | Baghdad

 An Iraqi court today ordered the arrest of the chairman and two other members of the commission that organised last month’s vote for Kurdish independence, a judicial official said.

The court in east Baghdad acted in response to a request from the National Security Council headed by Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, Supreme Judicial Council spokesman Abdel Sattar Bayraqdar told AFP. The court issued warrants against chairman Hendren Saleh and members Yari Hajji Omar and Wahida Yofo Hermez.

 
 
 
 
 

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