Arrest PM Pervez Ashraf in bribery case: Pak SC

Updated: January 15, 2013 19:01 IST

Pakistan's Supreme Court has directed authorities to arrest Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf over graft charges. The court also ordered the arrest of 16 persons, including the premier and former finance minister Shaukat Tareen, and ordered the authorities to present the PM in court on Wednesday. Ashraf has been accused of receiving commission when he was serving as minister for water and power in Pakistan government.

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