Pak anti-graft chief refuses order to arrest PM

Updated: January 17, 2013 15:01 IST

The head of Pakistan government's anti-corruption wing has today refused to obey the Supreme Court's order to arrest Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf in a corruption case, as per Pak media reports. The chief of National Accountability Bureau (NAB), Fasih Bokhari, told the top court that he did not have enough evidence to arrest the prime minister, as ordered on Tuesday. The apex court had ordered the NAB to arrest Ashraf and 15 others accused of corruption in a case involving construction of private power stations.

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