Doctors advise to send Musharraf abroad for treatment
RAWALPINDI: The medical report about the state of health of former president Pervez Musharraf has been submitted to the court hearing treason charges against him, ARY News reported on Tuesday.
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.
According to sources, the medical report prepared by a panel of doctors advises sending the former president to abroad for medical treatment immediately. He could not be retained in a stressful environment due to his health condition, the report said.
He should be taken out from Pakistan to save him from immense mental and psychological pressure.
According to sources at Armed Forces Institute of Cardiology (AFIC) fresh blood samples of Musharraf have been sent for laboratory tests.
The court will discuss the health report of the former military ruler after conclusion of the arguments of Musharraf's counsel Anwar Mansoor.
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 code.
The lawyers of the former president also apologized in the court for noisy scene in the court yesterday.