ISLAMABAD - The interior ministry has set up two teams to try former President Pervez Musharraf under Article 6 of the Constitution.
The two teams, constitution and prosecution, will be headed by Dr Tariq Hassan and Nasiruddin Khan respectively. Both of the teams will be working under the supervision of Advocate Akram Sheikh. A notification in this regard has also been issued by the interior ministry.
Earlier, the federal government finalised the charge sheet against Musharraf to try him under Article 6 of the Constitution.
According to media reports, the charge sheet, comprising nine pages, pressed five charges including November 3 emergency, detention of superior judges and implementation of PCO against Musharraf. The federation will show the details of his orders as proof in the court.
A formal complaint will be filed in a special court earlier set up to try Musharraf under Article 6 of the Constitution. The government has not mentioned any co-accused in the charge sheet. The interior secretary will act as the complainant and authorise the FIA DG to file the complaint, the sources added.
A 3-member special court including Justice Faisal Arab of the Sindh High Court, Justice Tahira Safdar of the Balochistan High Court and Justice Yawar Ali of Lahore High Court was constituted by Chief Justice of Pakistan Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry at the request of the government under the Criminal Law Amendment (Special Court) Act 1976.