BAGHDAD/ Aswat al-Iraq: Interior ministry announced today the implementation of judicial warrant to arrest 10 persons of finance minister's bodyguards, with prior knowledge of minister Rafi' al-Issawi.
Minister Issawi charged "militias" of kidnapping his bodyguards, calling Premier Nouri al-Maliki to protect them.
In a statement by the Interior Ministry, it added that only the wanted persons were arrested according to military discipline.
The arrest was made upon terrorism charges, while pro-Issawi elements called for peaceful demonstrations in Anbar province in his support.
Iraqiya bloc will hold an emergency session to discuss the current situation and its implications.