The head of Pakistan's anti-corruption watchdog told the Supreme Court on Thursday he did not yet have enough evidence to move against the prime minister and 15 others on accusations of graft.
Supporters of moderate preacher Tahir-ul Qadri gather on the fourth day of protests in Islamabad, early on January 17, 2013. Qadri led tens of thousands of protesters outside parliament demanding that the government resign, sparked panic about an alleged judiciary-military plot to derail elections due by mid-May.
The chief justice ordered that all those accused of corruption in power projects dating back to 2010 be arrested and ordered the chairman of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to update the court on why that had not happened.
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