Pakistan army, judiciary conspire against gov't - PM's aide

ISLAMABAD Tue Jan 15, 2013 4:30pm IST

Pakistan's Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf speaks to the media at a military hospital in Rawalpindi October 12, 2012. REUTERS/Faisal Mahmood/Files

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ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - An aide to Pakistan's embattled prime minister said on Tuesday there was "no doubt" the country's powerful military and Supreme Court were working togther to topple the government.

Fawad Chaudhry was speaking to Reuters after the Supreme Court ordered the arrest of Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf. A populist cleric believed to be backed by the military has called for the resignation of the unpopular government.

(Reporting by Mubasher Bukhari; Writing by Michael Georgy; Editing by Jeremy Laurence)

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