Pak Supreme Court throws out sedition petition filed against MusharrafApril 1st, 2009 - 7:40 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr.1 (ANI): The Pakistan Supreme Court has thrown away a sedition petition filed against former President General Pervez Musharraf.
The petition filed by one Zahid Hussain Malik was returned back by the court saying that it was neither the proper forum for the case nor the petitioner was an affected party in it, The News reported.
Advocate on record’s affidavit was also not attached with the petition which particularly irked the court.
The petition filed Malik accused General Musharraf of disseminating subversion of the Constitution by appointing the PCO’s after dismissing superior judges including the Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry.
The petition asked for trial of the former President through Courts Martial under Pakistan Army Act for savagely violating the provisions relating to officers of the Army, The Nations reports.
It also stated that all the persons who assisted General Musharraf to carry out his illegal activities should also be punished according to the law of the country. (ANI)
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