LAHORE - The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) through a letter to the Supreme Court of Pakistan has sought trial of former dictator Pervez Musharraf and his 'henchmen' for the crimes they allegedly committed since forcible take-over of the civil government in October 1999 till last days in power. The letter, addressed to Registrar SC, has counted 10 points to hold Musharraf and his cronies guilty of high treason to be trialled under Article-6 of the Constitution. The commission has levelled sedition charges against Musharraf on account of overthrowing a democratically elected-government of Nawaz Sharif, for torturing under his rule 6000 people who later on went disappeared; many of them still not traceable, while many others lost of their lives. During Musharraf regime, it stated, over 3000 persons were murdered only in Balochistan where about two lakh people became homeless and suffered other losses of property etc. on account of military action. Most of the killings came through air bombardment. That, he also ordered a ruthless military operation in northern parts of the country bordering Afghanistan allegedly under instructions of the foreign governments in the name of war on terror. These operations caused huge life and property losses to the private persons. The commission has also sought registration of a case against Musharraf and his associates for the murder of Nawab Akbar Bugti. It charged Musharraf with abduction of Dr Aafia Siddiqui and handing her over to America and also sought action against for his admission made through his autobiographic book, on giving custody of over 600 persons to foreign countries. It also accused Musharraf of high treason for November 3, 2007 PCO terming the same a subversion of the Constitution in the course of which, it added, he not only suspended fundamental rights but also sacked and took into custody over 60 judges of the Superior Judiciary. That Musharraf and the former Premier in his regime along with other members of his Cabinet ridiculed Chief Justice of Pakistan Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry when a reference was put against him before the Supreme Judicial Council. The commission also charged Musharraf for May 12, 2007 Karachi carnage and also for killing men and women in Jamia Hafsa and Lal Masjid when many other options were available to peacefully handle the issue. That he also gagged media voice and around 20 journalists were killed during his tenure. That recent reports reveal that at least 52 torture cells were operational under his command to keep the arrested ones incommunicado and subject to torture. It has also accused Musharraf of violating the army oath to attract the liability of Court Martial under the Pakistan Army Act to him. The commission, through the senior research officer Baseer Naveed, has urged the Supreme Court for immediate action against Musharraf and also those persons who fell in the cabinet of Shaukat Aziz so that no one in future could usurp power, engage in killings, abductions and violation of the Constitution. It also prayed for putting name of Musharraf on the Exit Control List (ECL) so that he could not flee from the country.