Former President Pervez Musharraf, in an interview, revealed that the Sharif brothers had 'begged him to let them go. While speaking to a private TV channel anchor, Musharraf said that he forgave Nawaz Sharif and Shahbaz Sharif and let them go at the behest of King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia. The former president said that he did not believe in the politics of vendetta. He said that he had no personal enmity against the Sharif brothers, and even though they had made a big mistake when his plane was about to crash, he still 'forgave and forgot the episode.