Baghdad /Judiciary Media
President of Supreme Judicial Council , judge Dr. faiq zidan received on Thursday September3 ,2020 Adviser of National Security, Qasim Al-Araji, Head of National Security Service, Abdul Ghani al-Asadi and Chief of Anti-Terrorist Apparatus ,Lieutenant General Abdel Wahab al-Saadi.
The attendees discussed the judicial procedures regarding incidents of killing and injury of protestors and members of security forces, the Media Center of the Supreme Judicial Council stated.
The President of the Supreme Judicial Council explained to the attendees that the judicial commission competent in those cases issued a number of arrest warrants against number of members of Ministry of Defense and Ministry of Interior but the Commander –in-Chief of Armed Forces and the Minister of Interior shall approve to execute these arrest warrants according to Military Notification Act and Notification Act of Internal Security Forces
The President of the Council also made clear that the judicial investigative commission in Rusafa summoned both ex-Minster of Defense and ex- Minister of Interior to clarify information about the investigation of these cases. Many officers were arrested and others were sentenced by specialized courts and the Court of Cassation has been reviewing the sentences.