Former federal minister of petroleum, Dr. Asim Hussain has been arrested by intelligence agencies from his Clifton residence in Karachi.
Dr. Asim a close aide of former president Asif Ali Zardari, was facing several cases of corruption by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB).
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Dr. Asim was appointed as federal petroleum minister during PPP government in 2008. He was currently serving as Chairman Sindh Higher Education Commission (SHEC).