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CJP threatens opponents of dams with high treason case

LAHORE: Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar on Saturday said that he will try opponents of dams under Article 6 of Constitution of Pakistan if they don't mend their ways, ARY News reported. In his remarks during the hearing of a case pertaining to use of underground water by mineral water brands, the country's top judge said that he has started studying the Article 6 of the Constitution which defines high treason and will try those opposing the dam under the law. He maintained that his only purpose is to…

Under which law Musharraf is allowed to contest polls, Nawaz asks

ISLAMABAD: Baffled by Supreme Court’s assurance to General (retd) Pervez Musharraf, deposed Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif crossly asked about the clause of the constitution that can permit a person like Musharraf to contest in elections. Nawaz Shairf was talking outside the accountability court on Friday where he expressed his reservations over apex court’s handling of Musharraf's disqualification case. “It is beyond my understanding that how can you conditionally allow a person like Musharraf to file nomination papers…

Court rejects Musharraf’s plea on Nov. 2007 emergency documents

ISLAMABAD: The special court hearing the trial against Pervez Musharraf under the Article-6, has rejected the plea of the former President to provide him documents relating to the emergency imposed in November 2007 - ARY News reports. The court said in its verdict that the phase of presenting testimonies in the case, has not yet initiated and the accused can be provided these documents, once this process starts on June 17. The counsel of the former President, Faisal Chaudhry said that the plea was not rejected on merit. He…

Abid calls for imposition of Article-6 on Imran

FAISALABAD: State Minister for Water and Power Abid Sher Ali has come up with a demand to initiate proceedings against Imran Khan and his supporters under Article-6 of the constitution. Article-6 pertains to high treasons, which reads “Any person who abrogates or subverts or suspends or holds in abeyance, or attempts or conspires to abrogate or subvert or suspend or hold in abeyance, the Constitution by use of force or show of force or by any other unconstitutional means shall be guilty of high treason.” It also states,…

Article-6 proceedings against Musharraf from today

ISLAMABAD: The government will initiate the process of proceedings against former military ruler Pervez Musharraf on Monday with filing a petition in the Supreme Court, ARY News reports. Federal government in its plea in the apex court will seek constitution of a trial court to initiate proceedings against Gen. Pervez Musharaf under Article-6 of the constitution for treason. Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali in a media talk on Sunday announced the government's decision to initiate treason proceedings against Musharraf…