Posts tagged as: Anti-Terrorism Court

Pakistan asked to hold Musharraf accountable for all abuses during his rule

The Pakistani authorities must hold former military ruler Pervez Musharraf accountable for all human rights violations committed during his rule, Amnesty International said Tuesday ahead of a key trial. Musharraf was expected to be formally charged on Tuesday at an Anti-Terrorism Court in Islamabad with criminal conspiracy and murder related to the December 2007 assassination […]

Court orders restoration of Musharraf’s accounts

 The anti-terrorism court (ATC) of Rawalpindi on Tuesday ordered restoration of the frozen bank accounts and assets of former president General (retd) Pervez Musharraf. Musharraf had filed a petition for the recovery of his assets and bank accounts in the ATC, on which the court had reserved the judgment.  Musharraf’s lawyer Ilyas Siddiqui pleaded the […]

Musharraf included as accused in Benazir’s murder case

Investigators have formally included former President Pervez Musharraf in the list of main accused in the 2007 assassination of former Prime Minister, Benazir Bhutto, lawyers said Tuesday.   The Federal Investigative Agency (FIA) submitted a charge-sheet against him in the Anti-Terrorism Court in Rawalpindi. The FIA presented a four-point charge sheet against Musharraf in the […]

Musharraf gets life term ban on contesting elections

Te Peshawar High Court (PHC) on Tuesday declared former president Pervez Musharraf ineligible for ever to contest elections.   The four-member larger bench of the Peshawar High Court (PHC), headed by the Chief Justice of PHC, also dismissed the former military ruler’s appeal against his disqualification from the elections on Tuesday.   Musharraf’s nomination papers […]

Lawyers say police stopped them from meeting Musharraf

Leaders and lawyers of former President Pervez Musharraf said Sunday they were not allowed to meet him at his farmhouse in Chak Shehzad.   Musharraf house has been declared as sub-jail and all rules including meetings have now been restricted.   Dr Amjad, leader of the All Pakistan Muslim League (APML), regretted restrictions on Musharraf’s […]

Musharraf’s Chak Shehzad home declared as sub-jail

Former President Pervez Musharraf was shifted to his home in Chak Shehzad Saturday evening hours after an anti-terrorism court in Rawalpindi ordered that he should be sent to jail in a case of illegally placing top judges under house arrest when he had imposed emergency rule in 2007.   Judge Kausar Abbas Zaidi ordered that […]

Courts bar Musharraf from going abroad after bail extension

Sindh High Court on Friday extended for three more weeks protective bail to former president, Pervez Musharraf, who faces arrest in three high profile cases. However, the judges barred him from going abroad without courts’ permission.   The court in Karachi extended Musharraf’s bail in three cases – his government’s failure to provide security to […]

Musharraf gets protective bail ahead of his return

  Sindh High Court on Friday granted protective bail to former exiled military ruler Pervez Musharraf, facing arrests in the country, just two days ahead of his return to the country after nearly five years, his lawyers said.   Musharraf, 70, has been living in exile in Britain and the United Arab Emirate since he resigned […]

Court rejects plea against Musharraf’s assets confiscation

An anti-terrorism court Saturday rejected an application against the confiscation of former president Pervez Musharraf’s property and freezing his bank accounts for his failure to appear before it in the murder case of former premier Benazir Bhutto, court officials said.   The court has already declared the former military president an “absconder” in the 2007 […]

Musharraf announces return to country this month

The self-exiled former President General ® Pervez Musharraf announced on Friday that he would return to the country later this month to take part in parliamentary elections.   Musharraf, the former Army Chief, had been living in exile in Britain and the United Arab Emirate since he resigned from his post in August 2008, fearing […]

SC directs ATC to decide Shahzaib murder case in 7 days

The Supreme Court of Pakistan, in its short order, on Friday directed the Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) to dispose off Shahzeb Khan’s murder case in seven days and conduct its hearing on daily basis.   The apex court also directed the Federal Investigation Agency to initiate action against the official of the agency for their negligence […]

Shahrukh Jatoi is 19-year old: report

A new medical report has suggested that Shahrukh Jatoi, involved in the murder of Shahzeb Khan, is adult and 19 years old.   A seven-member team of doctors was assigned to determine the age of the prime suspect in the Shahzeb Khan murder case. Sources said that the report has finalized its finding and found […]


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