Former Pakistani PM Abbasi arrested by anti-graft agency

FILE PHOTO: Pakistani Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi addresses the 72nd United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters in New York, U.S., September 21, 2017. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz/File Photo

LAHORE, Pakistan (Reuters) – Pakistan’s anti-corruption agency arrested former prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Thursday, prompting opposition accusations that the government was trying to silence criticism. The National Accountability Bureau said in a statement that Abbasi had been detained in a case that was opened last year over a liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal […]

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