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Why doesn’t judiciary act against Musharraf in Benazir case: Zardari


January 8th, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 8 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari has questioned the judiciary's inaction against his predecessor Pervez Musharraf despite an email Benazir Bhutto sent before her assassination holding ... Read more...

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Lahore HC rejects application seeking Musharraf treason case adjournment


March 26th, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar 26(ANI): The Lahore High Court (LHC) has rejected an application seeking an adjournment of the court proceedings to register a treason case against former President Pervez Musharraf.This was the ... Read more...

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Hearing of Musharraf’s extradition, trial pleas put off until February 24


February 9th, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 9(ANI): The Lahore High Court has deferred the hearing of two identical petitions seeking the extradition and trial of former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf on high treason charges until ... Read more...

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Musharraf should be questioned in Benazir Bhutto’s assassination probe: Ex-ISI chief


December 27th, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 27(ANI): Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf was responsible for former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto's security and should be questioned by the investigators probing her assassination, former ISI chief Lieutenant ... Read more...

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Musharraf vows to return to Pak before mid-term elections


December 21st, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec 21 (ANI): Former Pakistan military ruler Pervez Musharraf, who is nurturing the desire to make a political comeback, has vowed to return to his country before the next mid-term ... Read more...

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LHC seeks Pak govt’s reply on petition seeking Musharraf’s trial for high treason


November 27th, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Nov 27 (ANI): The Lahore High Court has sought a reply from the Pakistan government on December 21 on a petition seeking former president Pervez Musharraf's trial on high treason ... Read more...

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Musharraf should be put on trial for October 1999 coup: Kaira


November 4th, 2010 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 4(ANI): Pakistan's Information and Broadcasting Minister Qamar Zaman Kaira has said that the trial of former President Pervez Musharraf for subverting the Constitution should start from October 12, 1999, ... Read more...

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Lahore Court postpones hearing of petitions against Musharraf to Nov 1


October 19th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct 19 (ANI): The Lahore High Court (LHC) has postponed the hearing of two petitions seeking registration of a high treason case against former military ruler Pervez Musharraf and his ... Read more...

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Any ultra-constitutional step against judiciary to be deemed high treason: Pak SC


October 16th, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 16(ANI): Pakistan's Supreme Court has said that any ultra-constitutional step against the judiciary in the country would be deemed as subversion of the constitution and liable to be tried under ... Read more...

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Pak SHC disposes off petition seeking high treason trial against Musharraf


October 14th, 2010 - 7:04 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct 14 (ANI): The Sindh High Court (SHC) has disposed off a petition seeking to initiate a high treason trial against former President Pervez Musharraf.Headed by SHC Chief Justice Sarmad ... Read more...

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Lawyer pleads SC to issue red warrants against Musharraf for extradition to Pak


October 14th, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct 14 (ANI): A local lawyer has moved an application before Pakistan's Supreme Court Lahore Registry, praying that red warrants for the extradition of former dictator Pervez Musharraf through Interpol ... Read more...

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SHC reserves judgment on Musharraf treason trial till Oct 14


October 12th, 2010 - 3:46 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Oct 12 (ANI): The Sindh High Court (SHC) has reserved its judgment for two days over a petition seeking to initiate a high treason trial against former President Pervez Musharraf. ... Read more...

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PML-N files charge sheet against Musharraf, demands trial for treason


October 12th, 2010 - 12:25 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 12 (ANI): The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) has issued a 16-point charge sheet against former President Pervez Musharraf, demanding that the former president be brought back through Interpol and ... Read more...

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‘Characterless’ Musharraf ‘threat to Pak integrity following ‘Kashmir statement’: Opp


October 7th, 2010 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 7 (ANI): Enraged by former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf's candid confession that Pakistan trained underground militant groups to fight against India in Kashmir, the opposition leader, Chaudhry Nisar Ali ... Read more...

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KP treasury, opposition want ‘ criminal’ Musharraf’s trial under Article 6


October 5th, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Oct 5 (ANI): The treasury and opposition benches in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly in Pakistan have said that former president Pervez Musharraf, who twice violated the constitution, should be "tried ... Read more...

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Lahore High Court dismisses ‘high treason’ petition against ’spot-fixing’ cricketers


September 23rd, 2010 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Sep 23 (ANI): The Lahore High Court has dismissed a petition against Pakistani cricket players allegedly involved in the spot-fixing, as none of them have been proved to be guilty so ... Read more...

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Petition in Pak SC seeks trial of MQM chief for high treason


August 31st, 2010 - 6:24 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug 31(ANI): A petition has been filed in the Pakistan Supreme Court seeking the trial of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain on charges of high treason under Article ... Read more...

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Lahore High Court issues notice to PCB Chairman Ijaz Butt over match fixing


August 31st, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Aug 31(ANI): The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Tuesday issued a notice to Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Ijaz Butt in a case regarding the 'match-fixing' allegations against the country's cricketers. ... Read more...

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‘Tainted’ Pak players face hanging if found guilty by Lahore High Court for high treason


August 31st, 2010 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Aug 31(ANI): Seven Pakistani players, allegedly involved in the Lord's Test match-fixing scandal, are facing charges of high treason under Article 6 of the constitution, an offence punishable by death in ... Read more...

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Gilani, Sharif denounce MQM chief for “incomprehensible” martial rule remarks


August 24th, 2010 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug.24 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has described Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain's call for martial law in the country as "incomprehensible", adding that the Pakistan ... Read more...

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Sindh High Court declares Musharraf a ‘proclaimed offender’


August 10th, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Aug 10(ANI): The Sindh High Court (SHC) has declared former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf a proclaimed offender for not appearing in court despite several notices.A division bench of the court, ... Read more...

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‘Pak politicians with fake degree liable to 80 lashes under Islamic law for lying’


July 1st, 2010 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 1(ANI): Former Pakistan Law Minister Sher Afgan Niazi has said that a member of parliament holding a fake degree not only faces disqualification, but is also liable to be awarded ... Read more...

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Petition filed in LHC for Musharraf’s high treason trial


April 24th, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Apr.24 (ANI): Yet another petition seeking registration of a high treason case against former President General Pervez Musharraf has been filed in the Lahore High Court (LHC).The petition filed by ... Read more...

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Drastic constitutional amendments on cards to make coups ‘cognizable’ offence: Pak minister


March 6th, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar.6 (ANI): Pakistan Law Minister Babar Awan has said that the parliamentary committee working on the constitutional reforms package is seeking to amend Article 6 of the Constitution, which would ... Read more...

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No chance of coup as Army, PPP working in tandem ‘for first time’: Gilani


December 25th, 2009 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec. 25 (ANI): Rejecting apprehensions regarding a possible military coup in the country, Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said that the Pakistan People's Party (PPP) government and the ... Read more...

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Pak lawmakers vow to continue fight for Musharraf’s high treason trial


November 4th, 2009 - 4:13 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov.4 (ANI): Describing former Pakistan President General Pervez Musharraf's dubious decision of imposing an emergency on November 3, 2007 as a 'Black Day' in country's history, Members of National Assembly ... Read more...

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Pak Supreme Court’s detailed verdict binds govt to prosecute Musharraf


October 2nd, 2009 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct. 2 (ANI): The Pakistan Supreme Court's detailed judgement on Pervez Musharraf's emergency declaration binds the Gilani government to prosecute the former president under Article 6.The country's apex court has ... Read more...

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Pakistani opposition slams Zardari for Musharraf deal comment


September 15th, 2009 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 15 (IANS) Chaudhry Nisar Ahmed, leader of opposition in Pakistan's National Assembly, Tuesday slammed President Asif Ali Zardari for his comment that the former president and military dictator Pervez ... Read more...

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Musharraf quit as part of settlement: Zardari


September 15th, 2009 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 15 (IANS) Former president and military dictator Pervez Musharraf had resigned as part of a negotiated settlement that was guaranteed by "international and local powers", President Asif Zardari has ... Read more...

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No pressure from Saudi Arabia on Musharraf trial: Ishaq Dar


September 14th, 2009 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep 14 (ANI): Saudi Arabia has not, in any way, pressurised Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) chief Nawaz Sharif regarding former president Pervez Musharraf's trial under Article 6 of the constitution, ... Read more...

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Sharif will not demand Musharraf’s trial: Saudi king assures former Pak Prez


September 14th, 2009 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Sep 14 (ANI): Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz has assured former president Pervez Musharraf that Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) chief Nawaz Sharif will not demand a treason trial for ... Read more...

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Saudi king asks Sharif to avoid controversial issues


September 14th, 2009 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Sep 14 (ANI): Saudi King Abdullah Abdul Aziz has advised PML-N chief Nawaz Sharif to avoid controversial issues and promote reconciliation for the continuation of the democratic system in Pakistan.Sharif, ... Read more...

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PML-N blames PPP for ‘not being interested’ in Musharraf’s trial


September 9th, 2009 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep. 9 (ANI): PML-N Information Secretary Ahsan Iqbal has said that the PPP backed out of its promise on trying former President Pervez Musharraf.The Dawn quoted Iqbal as saying ... Read more...

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Pakistan Presidency denies ’special cell’ working to protect Musharraf


August 23rd, 2009 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug.23 (ANI): The Presidency in Pakistan has rejected reports of protecting former President General Pervez Musharraf from being tried under the High Treason Act (Article 6) of the Constitution.A Presidency ... Read more...

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PML-N would continue its struggle for Musharraf’s trial inside, outside parliament: Khan


August 21st, 2009 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug.21 (ANI): The Pakistan Muslim League - Nawaz (PML-N) has said it would continue its struggle for former President General Pervez Musharraf's trial despite the Pakistan People's Party (PPP) distancing ... Read more...

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