Rental power case: SC orders arrest of PM Ashraf

SC orders arrest of PM Ashraf
Rental power case: SC orders arrest of PM Ashraf

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court ordered the arrest of Prime Minister Raja Pervaiz Ashraf in the Rental Power Plants case on Monday, reported Media.

The court also ordered all other respondents in the case to be arrested.PM Ashraf was given the title of Raja Rental after he was accused of receiving kickbacks in the rental power projects. He was also accused of buying property in London from money earned through corruption in various scams.

He has been defending himself in the Supreme Court.On March 30, the apex court had directed the National Accountability Bureau to proceed against those who were in the post of minister for water and power from 2006 till the next general elections. As a result, on April 20, NAB issued arrest warrants for 33 persons, including Ashraf. – TheExpressTribune