ISLAMABAD: Sessions Court exempted former President Pervez Musharraf from the hearing of Abdul Rasheed Ghazi murder case on Saturday (today) and summoned the former military dictator on 22nd May 2014, ARY News reports.
Additional Sessions Judge Wajid Ali heard the plea of Musharraf for permanent exemption from appearing in the court and a petition for his acquittal from the case. The court issued notices to the parties over the pleas of the former military ruler.
Defence Counsel Abdul Haq Malik said that it is the responsibility of the prosecution to present Musharraf in the court. He added that the petitioner will be held responsibile if anything happens to his client.
The court adjourned the hearing till 22nd May and remarked that no execuse will be accepted if Musharraf does not appear in the next hearing.