The Islamabad police were made to apologise for arresting four Chinese nationals for alleged involvement in illegal activities after the intervention of the Chinese embassy, a report in the local media said on Saturday.

According to the report, the arrests were made on July 26 from Sectors F-8/3 and F-8/4 over which the embassy showed displeasure and lodged a complaint with the Foreign Office. In response, the Foreign Office approached the Interior Ministry and asked it to resolve the issue.