Pakistan's top judge on Tuesday ordered the arrest of the prime minister over alleged corruption in power projects, threatening to exacerbate political turmoil ahead of scheduled elections.
Pakistan's Prime Minister Raja Ashraf, pictured at Wattay airport in Laos on November 4, 2012. Pakistan's top judge has ordered the arrest of the prime minister over alleged corruption in power projects, a move which could worsen the country's political turmoil.
The announcement was made in the Supreme Court as thousands of people protested in the capital Islamabad, demanding the immediate dissolution of parliament on the third day of a mass march led by an influential cleric.
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