Accused placed on ECL held at Islamabad airport

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epa01164033 Airport security force personnel stand guard on the International Departure lounge where Benazir Bhutto the former Pakistani Prime Minister and leader of opposition Pakistan People Party, is expected to arrive from Dubai, at Jinnah International Airport in Karachi, Pakistan on 03 November 2007. Pakistan chief of army staff and President Pervez Musharraf has proclaimed a state of emergency and set aside the 1973 constitution and announced a new Provisional Constitutional Order (PCO). The decision was taken in a several hours' long high-level meeting, which was attended by several cabinet ministers, top leadership of the ruling Pakistan Muslim League party and legal experts. Independent TV channels went off air. EPA/NAEEM UL HAQ

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) arrested an accused having name in exit control list (ECL) at Islamabad Airport on Saturday.

The FIA sources said that accused Khurram Shehzad placed at ECL was detained from immigration counter at Benazir Bhutto International Airport, Islamabad.

The detainee was fleeing abroad and he was handed over to FIA officials for further investigation.