Former president and Army Chief General (retired) Pervez Musharraf filed a petition in the Supreme Court on Friday to return Rs 2 million submitted as surety bonds in the Akbar Bugti case. 

Musharraf's lawyer filed the petition which stated that he[Musharraf] was acquitted in the Akbar Bugti case and therefore should be returned the bond money. 

The Supreme Court constituted a three-member bench headed by Justice Mushir Alam. The petition's hearing was fixed for September 12. 

Musharraf had submitted two bail bonds worth Rs 1 million each, following which, his bail was approved.   

On January 19, 2016, an anti-terrorism court acquitted Mushar­raf in the case relating to the murder of veteran Baloch nationalist leader Nawab Akbar Khan Bugti in 2006.