Islamabad: Former President Pervez Musharraf has challenged the verdict of his disqualification, by the Sindh High Court in the Supreme Court.

The SHC had questioned Musharraf's credentials for invoking emergency rule in 2007 and held that he lacked the qualification to be elected as a legislator. The court had observed that Musharraf could not be called 'Sadiq' or 'Ameen,' under the criteria laid down in articles 62 and 63 of the Constitution.

Today his counsel, Farogh Naseem Advocate making the federal government and others a party in the petition, adopted the stance that his client Musharraf, was not directly held responsible for the Nov 3 2007 imposition of emergency and neither any court has convicted him in any case so far. While the high treason case under article 6, is also under trial hence disqualifying him (Musharraf) is against the law.

The petition also stated that SHC verdict in this regard does not fulfill the principles of justice, hence its verdict be nullified.