Pakistan's top judge Tuesday ordered the arrest of the prime minister over graft allegations, threatening to worsen turmoil as thousands of protesters demanded the government step down.
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.
Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry ordered officials to arrest 16 people accused of corruption in power generation projects in 2010, including Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf.
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