January 18, 2020 2:42 pm
On Thursday, Pervez Musharraf approached the court to challenge the ruling of the special tribunal that had handed him death sentence on charges of high treason.
June 23, 2020 5:04 pm
The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) government led by former prime minister Nawaz Sharif had filed the treason case against the former army chief in 2013 over the imposition of an extra-constitutional emergency in November 2007.
June 23, 2020 5:05 pm
The court also ruled that the treason case against Musharraf was not prepared in accordance with the law. The current government of Prime Minister Imran Khan had backed Musharraf in challenging the death penalty.
December 27, 2019 5:39 pm
According to Dawn, the petition will be heard by a full bench chaired by Justice Mazahir Ali Akbar Naqvi on January 9, 2020.
December 23, 2019 10:19 am
Musharraf can appeal against the decision but will have to return to Pakistan to do so. It is unlikely that he will. It is also unlikely that he will be extradited from the UAE. Hence, implementation of the decision is problematic.
December 21, 2019 12:17 pm
Imran Khan, who had called him a traitor in 2007, is now reluctant to prosecute him, his party speaking in unison with the GHQ. The Opposition parties, their leaders facing court cases for corruption, have welcomed the verdict but are in no position to back the Supreme Court with street power.
December 18, 2019 11:41 pm
Supreme Court verdict on Musharraf is a significant moment that may not make a dent in civil-military relations
December 19, 2019 9:12 am
The case against Pervez Musharraf began in December 2013, six months after Nawaz Sharif, whom the general had ousted in 1999, returned to power. He was charged with treason for having imposed an emergency in November 2007 and arresting several judges, and was indicted in March 2014.
December 17, 2019 6:52 pm
From Delhi Police firing tear gas shells at CAA protesters in Seelampur to CJI S A Bobde recusing himself from December 2012 gangrape case citing 'personal' reasons.
December 17, 2019 7:51 pm
Musharraf, who is currently in Dubai for medical treatment, had declared a state of emergency on November 3, 2007, suspending Pakistan's Constitution and detaining several judges, including the chief justice.
January 12, 2016 9:38 am
Amritsar, Jan 12 (ANI): Rubbishing former Pakistan president General Pervez Musharraf's remark that India was overreacting on the Pathankot terror attack, Congress leader Captain Amarinder Singh on Tuesday said that India will react as they are not superfluous who can be shot by the terrorists. Singh further stressed the need for continuation of talks between the two countries, saying regular communication is the only way to establish peace and stop terror attacks.