Posts tagged as: pervez musharraf

Lal Masjid operation: Murder case against Musharraf registered

Police in Islamabad on Monday registered murder case against former military President Pervez Musharraf over killings of students during a military raid of Lal Masjid in 2007, lawyers said.   Police said nearly 100 people, most of them students of religious school as well as security personnel, had been killed in clashes. Deputy Chief of the […]

Musharraf formally indicted in Benazir Bhutto’s murder case

An anti-terrorism court (ATC) on Tuesday formally charge-sheeted former military President Pervez Musharraf in the 2007 assassination of former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, lawyers said. Musharraf, who was president during the murder of Benazir Bhutto, rejected the charges and termed them as politically-motivated. The former President was produced in the court under tight security. Benazir […]

Court orders Musharraf’s production in Bugti murder case

An Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) in Quetta Monday ordered production of former military president Gen. (retd) Pervez Musharraf, in the Akbar Bugti murder case, on September 10.   Akbar Khan Bugti was killed on August 26, 2006 during a military operation during Musharraf’s military rule. Musharraf is the main accused in the case. ATC judge Ismail […]

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 […]

Profile of President-elect Mamnoon Hussain

Mamnoon Hussain was born on March 2‚ 1940 in Agra‚ India and migrated to Pakistan after partition in 1947. Hussain served for a short time as Governor Sindh from June to October 1999. He was removed after the military coup of General (retd) Pervez Musharraf in October 1999. He was holding the position of the […]

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 […]

SC asks gov’t to initiate probe against Musharraf

The Supreme Court on Wednesday instructed the government to initiate investigation against former military ruler Pervez Musharraf in the high treason case. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif told the parliament last month that Musharraf will be tried for treason for abrogating the constitution twice. The government had formally informed the apex court, which had already received […]

Gov’s forms committee to probe Musharraf’s emergency: Nisar

  Interior Minister Chaudhary Nisar Ali Khan has said that the federal government has constituted an inquiry committee to probe emergency promulgated by former President Pervez Musharraf on 3 November 2007. Speaking in the National Assembly Thursday‚ he said the four-member committee will comprise of the FIA officers. These are Muhammad Khalid Qureshi‚ Muhammad Azam […]

Gov’t submits reply for Musharraf’s high treason case

The government on Wednesday submitted a reply in the Supreme Court for the trial of former President Pervez Musharraf, saying that it will form a committee including members of the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) to collect evidence against the accused. Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif, announced this week his government will pursue high treason case against […]

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 treason trial: SC seeks gov’t reply in three days

The Supreme Court has directed the Attorney General Munir A. Malik to submit written  reply by Thursday regarding the actions the government wants to take in the registration of the case of high treason against Pervez Musharraf.   The court issued directive during the hearing of the case on Monday shortly after Prime Minister Nawaz […]

Nawaz Sharif approves Musharraf’s high treason trial

Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif, Monday announced that his government will pursue high treason case against former military President Pervez Musharraf in the Supreme Court for abrogating the country’s constitution when he imposed emergency rule in November 2007. Sharif’s statement in the parliament came shortly after the Supreme Court asked the Attorney General to inform the […]


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