The Supreme Court of Pakistan has reserved its verdict on various petitions pertaining high treason charges against former president General (Retired) Pervez Musharraf under Article 6.

After hearing the petitions on the case, Supreme Court has said that the verdict will be declared on an appropriate time.

The verdict will be declared on an appropriate time, the bench announced.

New appointed Attorney General Munir A. Malik informs the apex court that an inquiry team to be set up shortly to look into the emergency imposed by former dictator on November 3, 2007.

A three-member bench of the court has been hearing the petition seeking high treason case against Musharraf.

"Prime Minister has issued necessary directives to the Interior Secretary to constitute an investigation team," Malik further said.

Earlier, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has ordered his team to try former dictator Musharraf under Article 6 on violation of the constitution.

Earlier in the day, former president Musharraf in a written statement submitted to the Supreme Court of Pakistan said that he has reservations over the judiciary and the current government besides his on-going media trial.

Musharraf’s counsel submitted a five-page statement.

Musharraf said that despite the fact that his case is in the court, his media-trial is being carried out, adding he has apprehensions that he would not get a fair trial from the current judiciary.

Former military ruler said that current head of the government is a direct affectee of the October 1999 events, adding that Supreme Court’s remarks during the proceedings should not have an impact on the treason case hearing.

He pleaded that the court while announcing its judgment should consider his statement.

Musharraf’s counsel Ibrahim Sati urged the court to have arguments over his client’s statement but Justice Khawaja said: ‘Don’t worry your client will be given full opportunity to defend himself.”

As proceedings progressed, Attorney General Munir A Malik readout a statement of the federation about how it intends to proceed in the case.