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Court grants two days exemption to Musharraf

ISLAMABAD: The court constituted for hearing treason charges against former military ruler of Pakistan Pervez Musharraf said it would announce a ruling in relation to the medical report on Thursday.

According to ARY News, head judge of the special court Justice Faisal Arab during the case hearing today said that the lawyers of the two sides review the medical report the court will announce its verdict on it on Thursday. 

Earlier, the court reviewed Musharraf's medical report on Tuesday, the special court granted him exemption from appearance for Tuesday and Wednesday.

The medical report about the state of health of former president Pervez Musharraf was submitted earlier to the court. 

According to sources, medical report  advises to send Musharraf overseas for medical treatment.

The medical report in a sealed envelope was submitted to the Registrar of the special court, which was later submitted to Justice Faisal Arab, the head judge of the bench. 

Pervez Musharraf facing treason charges against him for proclamation of emergency in Year 2007. 

The motorcade of former military ruler of Pakistan was diverted to the Armed Forces Institute of Cardiology on January 2, while on his way to the  court for treason trial.

Earlier, Justice Faisal Arab in his remarks said that the court can issue arrest warrants if the accused fails to appear before the court. 

Musharraf's lawyer Anwar Mansoor argued that the court has been constituted under the special law and not under the criminal procedure code. 

The lawyer of the former president also apologized in the court for noisy scene in the court yesterday. 



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