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Musharraf Treason Case

Interpol excuses from bringing Musharraf back to Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: The interior secretary told a special court on Wednesday that Interpol has excused from the task of bringing back former president Pervez Musharraf to Pakistan. The interior secretary appeared before a two-judge bench headed by Lahore High Court (LHC) Chief Justice Mr. Justice Yawar Ali also comprising Sindh High Court’s (SHC) Justice Nazar Akbar which heard the high treason case against Musharraf. The special court in Islamabad was informed by the interior secretary that the government wrote a letter to…

Apex Court orders NADRA to unblock Musharraf’s NIC, passport

LAHORE: The Supreme Court of Pakistan (SC) directed the National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) on Monday to unblock the national identity card (NIC) and passport of former president General (retd) Pervez Musharraf. A three-member bench headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar was hearing the case pertaining to former military ruler’s return to Pakistan. NADRA Chairperson Usman Mubeen told the court that former military general could not return to Pakistan, since his NIC was blocked. On which, Chief…

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…

“I was asked to resign after initiating inquiry against Musharraf”: Nawaz

ISLAMABAD: While recording his statement before the accountability court for a third consecutive day on Wednesday in Avenfield case, former premier Nawaz Shairf stated that after opening sedition proceedings against Musharraf, he was asked by an intelligence officer to resign from the office of Prime Minister or go for an extended leave. "The purpose of the message was to question how dare I initiate an inquiry against Musharraf," Nawaz said. PML-N supremo also claimed that he was asked to make the parliament endorse the…

Musharraf Treason Case: Akram Shaikh appointed Prosecutor

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Government of Pakistan on Friday has decided to appoint Akram Sheikh as the Prosecutor in the treason case against Former President and Army Chief General (Retd.) Pervez Musharraf, ARY News reports. Earlier, Akram Sheikh had agreed to fulfill the responsibilities of a Prosecutor in the treason case against Musharraf in a meeting with the Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. On the other hand, Pervez Musharraf has decided to challenge the formation of a Special Court for the case. According to sources,…

PHC suggests Justice Yahya Afridi for Musharraf Treason Case

PESHAWAR: Peshawar High Court (PHC) on Tuesday proposed the name of Justice Yahya Afridi for the Treason Case against Former President of Pakistan and Army Chief General (Retd.) Pervez Musharraf, ARY News reports.Earlier, the Supreme Court (SC) of Pakistan had written letters to High Courts of all the four provinces to suggest names for judges who would bench the treason case. Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhary, Chief Justice of Pakistan, will select three names out of the four nominated judges for the special bench.…