ISLAMABAD: Sessions Judge Wajid Ali Khan accepted the petition to exempt presence of former President General (Retd.) Pervez Musharraf from the hearing of murder case of Lal Masjid cleric Abdul Rasheed Ghazi for a day and summoned him on 15th March, ARY News reports.
The court also ordered the police to present an interim challan of the case till the next hearing.
Advocate Tariq Asad appeared in the court as lawyer representing the Lal Masjid Shuhda Foundation whereas Akhtar Shah represented Pervez Musharraf in the proceeding.
Defence Counsel Akhtar Shah informed the court that his client cannot appear due to security concerns and should be exempted from the hearing today.
The court accepted the plea made by Akhtar Shah and summoned Musharraf in the hearing on 15th March. Tariq Asad strongly opposed the exemption given to Pervez Musharraf in the case.