Topic: Musharraf
court rejects musharraf exemption plea
October 15, 2014

Court rejects Musharraf’s exemption plea

Islamabad - A local court Tuesday turned down an application of former military dictator General (Retd) Pervez Musharraf seeking exemption from his appearance before the court in a murder case of former prayer leader of Lal Masjid Abdul Rasheed Ghazi and his mother Sahiba Khatoon.After rejecting ...

atc summons musharraf nov bugti murder
October 13, 2014, 7:50 pm

ATC summons Musharraf on Nov 3 in Bugti murder case

QUETTA- A hearing of late Nawab Muhammad Akbar Bugti murder case was held at Anti-Terrorism Court Quetta on Sunday. The special court Judge Nazir Ahmed Langov heard the proceeding. The court accepted an application regarding exemption of former President Pervaiz Musharaf before the court for today ...

testing law musharraf trial
October 06, 2014

Testing the law in Musharraf trial

ISLAMABAD - Well-wishers of General (retd) Pervez Musharraf from the start of this year orchestrated many plans for sending him abroad, however, despite their strenuous efforts neither the former general could be sent abroad nor his name was removed from the Exit Control List (ECL).When the plans ...

ihc moved filing murder musharraf
October 02, 2014

IHC moved for filing murder case against Musharraf

Islamabad - A writ petition seeking court’s directions for the registration of a murder case against former military ruler Pervez Musharraf for permitting America to carry out drone attacks in tribal areas of Pakistan was moved in the Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Wednesday.A single bench of ...

Second FIR can’t be filed, police tells court

Islamabad - The capital police Tuesday submitted its report on an application seeking court directives for registration of second FIR against former president Pervez Musharraf and others for launching the Lal Masjid Operation.Additional District and Sessions Judge Wajid Ali Khan conducted the ...

Removal of Musharraf's name from ECL: SC adjourns government appeal indefinitely.

ISLAMABAD- Supreme Court (SC) has adjourned indefinitely hearing of government appeal plea against Sindh High Court decision on removal of former president Pervez Musharraf name from ECL. SC registrar office has admitted for hearing petition filed by Inam ur Rahim for non removal of Musharraf name ...

musharraf allowed
September 28, 2014

What if Musharraf is allowed to go abroad?

LAHOREThe PTI-PAT sit-ins in Islamabad which were viewed as a “joint session” of politico-religious workers, compared to the joint session of the two houses of parliament, are almost over after about six weeks. But Imran Khan and Dr Tahirul Qadri, now called political cousins because of ...

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September 22, 2014

Govt writ invisible, says Musharraf

KARACHI - All Pakistan Muslim League (APML) chief and former president General (R) Pervez Musharraf said on Sunday that the present rulers have been failed miserably and the government’s writ was invisible anywhere. Talking to the APML secretary general Dr Amjad, Musharraf said the so-called ...

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September 21, 2014, 5:11 pm

Rulers have failed miserably, government writ invisible: Musharraf

KARACHI/ISLAMABAD- All Pakistan Muslim League (APML) chief, former president General (R) Pervez Musharraf said today that the present government had been failed miserably and the government writ was invisible anywhere. Talking to the APML secretary general Dr Amjad, Musharraf said the so-called ...

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September 14, 2014, 4:09 pm

Imran groomed in Musharraf’s nursery: Pervez Rashid

ISLAMABAD- Information Minister, Senator Pervez Rashid Saturday said Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan groomed in the nursery of former president Gen (retd) Pervez Musharraf. In a statement, Pervez Rashid said Imran Khan wants such a democracy where Parliament gets attacked and ...

Musharraf imposed November 3 emergency as Army chief; issued PCO affidavit as President: Khalid Qureshi

ISLAMABAD- Former President Pervez Musharraf imposed the November 3, 2007 emergency as Chief of Army Staff (COAS), the Head of the FIA probe team Khalid Qureshi informed the special court hearing the treason case. A three member bench headed by Justice Faisal Arab heard Musharraf's treason case in ...

musharraf request aziz letter trial rejected
September 10, 2014

Musharraf’s request to make Aziz’s letter part of trial rejected

ISLAMABAD - Special Court Tuesday turned down the request of Musharraf’s counsels to make Shaukat Aziz’s letter, advising the former dictator to impose emergency on 3rd November 2007, part of the high treason trial.The defence team presented a copy of the advisory by former Prime ...

musharraf skips appearance bugti murder
September 09, 2014

Musharraf skips appearance in Bugti murder case

QUETTA - Former president General (r) Pervez Musharraf on Monday failed to appear before a Quetta anti-terrorism court in Akbar Bugti murder case.Strict security measures were adopted by the administration to avert any untoward incident during Monday’s hearing in which the court had ordered ...

musharraf interim setup
September 02, 2014

Musharraf for interim setup

KARACHI - The chief of All Pakistan Muslim League (APML), General (r) Pervaiz Musharaf has said that caretaker government is essential to be formed under the supervision of Pakistan Army.In a statement issued on Monday, he said peaceful protest was constitutional and democratic right of the ...

musharraf treason hearing postponed
September 02, 2014, 12:27 pm

Musharraf treason case hearing again postponed

Islamabad- The hearing of high treason case against former President Pervez Musharraf has been adjourned; the special court will announce the date of next hearing today. It should be mentioned here that the judges, viewing the volatility of the situation in the federal capital, postponed the ...

musharraf hearing september
August 27, 2014

Musharraf case hearing put off till September 2

ISLAMABAD - The Special Court on Tuesday adjourned the high treason trial against former President Pervez Musharraf till September 2The ex-Army Chief in a written statement prayed the court that due to the sit-ins of PTI and PAT his counsels could not reach the court.The court accepting the request ...

'Ali Baba 40 thieves' breaking record of civilian dictatorship: Musharraf

KARACHI/ISLAMABAD- Former president and chief of All Pakistan Muslim League (APML) General (Retd) Pervez Musharraf said today 'Ali Baba and forty thieves' are now hiding under the umbrella of democracy to break all the records of 'civil dictatorship'. Talking to APML leaders Dr Muhammad Amjid ...

Musharraf's party calls for withdrawal of treason trial to 'end political deadlock'

LAHORE- With so much uncertainty and speculation already surrounding the ongoing political crisis in Islamabad, former president Pervez Musharraf’s party has thrown its own curveball in the mix. The All Pakistan Muslim League (APML) has called upon Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to immediately ...

Musharraf announces to support and facilitate participants of PAT’s Inqilab march

ISLAMABAD/LAHORE- Former President and chairman of All Pakistan Muslim League (APML) Parvez Musharraf has extended complete support to ‘Inqilab march’ of Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) led by Dr. Tahirul Qadri and assured to facilitate the participants of the march in Islamabad. APML ...

musharraf question
August 12, 2014

The Musharraf Question

The government and opposition parties are busy hurling accusations at each other, and unsurprisingly, Musharraf’s name was dragged into the mix once more. With only two days remaining until PTI and PAT lead the Azadi March and the Inqilab March to the country’s capital, the PML-N ...

musharraf removed ecl government legal team
August 11, 2014, 4:33 pm

Musharraf’s name to be removed from ECL: Government orders legal team

KARACHI- Government has started considering the removal of former President Pervez Musharraf name from Exit Control List (ECL) and directed its legal team to work out legal draft on this count. Sources said that government had made consultations with top government functionaries in this respect ...

atc musharraf
August 11, 2014, 4:56 pm

ATC furious over Musharraf’s absence, adjourned case proceedings

QUETTA- Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) expressed anger over the absence of former president Pervez Musharraf in the hearing of Nawab Akbar Bugti murder case and ordered his presence in the next hearing. The guarantors, who had ensured the court about Musharraf’s presence in the hearing today were ...

deal inked musharraf safe passage asif
August 07, 2014

No deal inked to give Musharraf safe passage: Asif

ISLAMABAD - Federal Minister for Defence Khwaja Muhammad Asif on Wednesday brushed aside the impression that former President Gen (Retd) Pervez Musharraf had been given a safe passage under a deal and said that the former dictator will have to face courts and prove his innocence.Speaking to ...

Court rejects Musharraf’s request to transfer case to Karachi

ISLAMABAD - The Special Court on Tuesday turned down the request of former President Pervez Musharraf’s counsel to transfer the case to Karachi or adjourn it till August 16 in view of the prevailing situation in Islamabad.Defence counsel Farogh Naseem argued that according to media reports, a ...

musharraf punished liaquat baloch
August 04, 2014, 1:32 am

Musharraf must be punished: Liaquat Baloch

BADIN- The Secretary General, Jamaat Islami (JI), Liaquat Baloch, has said that Musharraf is an offender, he should be punished. The JI leader said this while addressing the participants of Eid Milan Party today. He said Musharraf should not be allowed to escape; he is offender and must be ...

Some parties to act as bridge between govt, PTI: Rashid

LAHORE - The government believes that “democratic forces” having representation in parliament will play the role of a bridge between the government and Imran Khan and Dr Tahirul Qadri to dissuade the Pakistan Tehrik Insaaf and the Pakistan Awami Awami Tehrik from going ahead with their ...

musharraf sirajul haq policies
July 26, 2014, 3:42 pm

Policies of Musharraf must be revoked: Sirajul Haq

PESHAWAR- Jamaat-i-Islami (JI) leader Sirajul Haq said the policies of former military ruler Pervez Musharraf’s time, are still working in the country. The JI chief said the state of instability in the tribal belt was a repercussion of Musharraf’s erroneous policy, which was still ...

Musharraf exempted from Ghazi Abdul Rasheed murder case hearing

ISLAMABAD- Former military ruler Pervez Musharraf was granted exemption from appearing in Ghazi Abdul Rasheed murder hearing. According to details, the hearing of Ghazi Abdul Rasheed murder case could not be held due to the absence of the judge. The case was due to be heard by additional session ...

Nawaz opposed, Zardari was in favor of giving safe exit to Musharraf: Zafarul Haq

ISLAMABAD- Leader of the House in the Senate and PML-N senior leader Raja Zafarul Haq says Nawaz Sharif was not in favor of giving safe exit to former military ruler Pervez Musharraf, while Asif Ali Zardari supported safe exit for Musharraf. In an interview, Zafarul Haq said Nawaz Sharif had ...

government t musharraf jail term saad rafiq
July 15, 2014, 1:49 pm

Government doesn't want Musharraf to face long jail term: Saad Rafiq

Islamabad- Federal Minister for Railways Khawaja Saad Rafique has said that the government did not want that former president Pervez Musharraf land in jail for a long term, and that the issue of Article 6 would go to parliament. In an interview to a private TV channel, the minister said the ...