BAGHDAD/ Aswat al-Iraq: Higher Judicial Council formed today a 3-judge committee to investigate Finance Minister Rafi' al-Issawi's bodyguards case.
It was agreed that a "neutral" body will investigate the case, as stated by the Council.
Spokesman Abdul Sattar al-Beiraqdar pointed out that the case is moving to pacification.
Thursday reports said that a number of finance minister Rafi' al-Issawi's bodyguards were arrested for terrorism charges, while Issawi's closed circles called for peaceful demonstrations in protest for such arrests.
Iraqiya bloc held an emergency meeting, during which Premier Nouri al-Maliki was criticized for "attacking the Sunni sect"., as stated later.Finance Minister Rafi' al-Issawi called for the resignation of Maliki and called the parliament to withdraw confidence from the government, which was initiated few months earlier.