• Angry over Musharraf's verdict, Pak govt wants removal of 'mentally unfit' judge

    Angry over Musharraf's verdict, Pak govt wants removal of 'mentally unfit' judge

    World | December 19, 2019 21:27 IST

    Furious over a special court's verdict to drag Gen (retd.) Pervez Musharraf's corpse to the Parliament and hang it for three days, the Pakistan government on Thursday said that it will move to the Supreme Judicial Council to unseat the "mentally unfit" head of the tribunal.

  • Musharraf death sentence

    Musharraf death sentence: Pakistan politicians hail verdict, government calls for detailed review

    World | December 17, 2019 21:12 IST

    Opposition party leaders in Pakistan hailed a special court's decision on Tuesday to sentence former dictator general (retired) Pervez Musharraf to death in absentia in the high treason case, even as the government said it will "review in detail" the special court's ruling.

  • Musharraf hospitalised

    Musharraf hospitalised following cardiac problem, blood pressure issues

    World | December 03, 2019 8:14 IST

    The special court on November 19 concluded the trial proceedings in the high treason case against Musharraf for declaring a state emergency on November 3, 2007. The trial of the former leader has been pending since December 2013 when he was booked in the case.

  • Pak court stops special court from announcing verdict in Musharraf treason case on Thursday

    Pak court stops special court from announcing verdict in Musharraf treason case on Thursday

    World | November 27, 2019 17:03 IST

    The Islamabad High Court on Wednesday stopped the special court from issuing the ruling in the case against Musharraf, Dawn News reported. The Pakistan government had filed a petition in the court on Monday to stop the special tribunal from issuing its verdict on November 28.

  • Approving the lawyers' request, the court gave Bashir one

    Pak govt denotifies prosecution team in Musharraf case

    World | October 24, 2019 18:44 IST

    The prosecution team was hired in November 2013, during the tenure of then Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, reports The Express Tribune.The special court, hearing the treason case against Musharraf, adjourned the hearing without any proceedings on Thursday and was informed that the government had dismissed the prosecution team.

  • 'Indian Army has forgotten Kargil war,' Musharraf says as

    Indian Army has forgotten Kargil war: Musharraf

    World | October 08, 2019 6:59 IST

    Kashmir is in the blood of the Pakistani nation and the country and the army will stand by the Kashmiri people "no matter what," the ailing former military ruler Pervez Musharraf has asserted, as he returned to active politics.

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    Pakistan court adjourns hearing in treason case against Musharraf as government fails to appoint defence lawyer

    World | July 24, 2019 11:42 IST

    The hearing in a high treason case against Gen (retd) Pervez Musharraf has been adjourned for a month by a special court after the government failed to appoint a defence counsel to represent Pakistan's former military dictator, according to a media report on Wednesday.

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    Pakistan court to hear high treason trial against former President Pervez Musharraf on August 20

    World | August 03, 2018 19:09 IST

    The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) government had filed the treason case against the ex-army chief General (retd) Musharraf over the imposition of extra-constitutional emergency in November 2007.

  • another musharraf attack case convict executed in pakistan

    Another Musharraf attack case convict executed in Pakistan

    World | January 10, 2015 6:12 IST

    Rawalpindi: Pakistan, on Friday, executed another convict involved in the assassination attempt on former president Pervez Musharraf in 2003.The convict, Khalid, who had planned the attempt on Musharraf's life, was executed in Rawalpindi's Adiala Jail,

  • musharraf resigned under deal to give him safe passage

    Musharraf resigned under deal to give him safe passage: Gilani

    World | July 12, 2014 12:09 IST

    Islamabad: Former Pakistan Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani on Friday claimed that the current government was violating a deal under which Pervez Musharraf tendered his resignation from the president's office in exchange for a safe

  • musharraf case pak govt challenges sindh high court decision

    Musharraf case: Pak govt challenges Sindh High Court decision

    World | June 14, 2014 16:35 IST

    Islamabad: Pakistan government today filed an appeal in the Supreme Court against a high court decision to lift travel ban slapped on former military dictator Pervez Musharraf last year.Attorney General Salman Aslam Butt filed the

  • musharraf indicted pleads not guilty to all charges

    Musharraf indicted, pleads not guilty to all charges

    World | March 31, 2014 18:51 IST

    Islamabad: Former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf was indicted Monday on charges of high treason. He pleaded not guilty to all charges.Justice Faisal Arab, who heads the three-bench court, read out the indictment against the former

  • musharraf s lawyers threatened with beheading

    Musharraf's lawyers 'threatened with beheading'

    World | March 05, 2014 17:06 IST

    Islamabad: Pervez Musharraf's lawyers today said the Pakistani Taliban had threatened them with beheading if they continued to represent the former military dictator and called for a change in the venue of his high-profile treason

  • musharraf not to be tried in military court

    Musharraf not to be tried in military court

    World | February 21, 2014 14:22 IST

    Islamabad: A special court in Pakistan constituted to try former president Pervez Mushharaf ruled Friday that his treason trial will not take place in a military court, and summoned him before it March 11.The 70-year-old

  • musharraf appears before pak court for treason trial

    Musharraf appears before Pak court for treason trial

    World | February 18, 2014 14:58 IST

    Islamabad: Former Pakistan military ruler General Pervez Musharraf today appeared before a special court here conducting his treason trial, having skipped numerous hearings earlier.Musharraf, 70, was driven to the court in a long motorcade from

  • hearing of musharraf treason case resumes

    Hearing of Musharraf treason case resumes

    World | February 10, 2014 14:33 IST

    Islamabad : A special court in Pakistan formed to try former president Pervez Musharraf for high treason resumed its hearing Monday.The 70-year-old is facing the charge of high treason, which can carry the death sentence,

  • musharraf s medical report handed to special court

    Musharraf's medical report handed to special court

    World | January 24, 2014 14:13 IST

    Islamabad: The report of a medical board set up by the special court hearing the high treason case of former military ruler Pervez Musharraf was today presented before it in a sealed cover.The special court

  • court sets up medical board to assess musharraf s health

    Court sets up medical board to assess Musharraf's health

    World | January 16, 2014 17:19 IST

    Islamabad: The special court conducting Pervez Musharraf's treason trial today ordered the setting up of a medical board to assess the former Pakistani dictator's health condition after his lawyer said he should be sent to

  • no deal for musharraf says saudi minister

    No deal for Musharraf, says Saudi minister

    World | January 08, 2014 13:10 IST

    Islamabad: Saudi Foreign Minister Saud Al Faisal categorically denied that he was visiting Pakistan to broker a deal for former president Pervez Musharraf.The Saudi minister visited Pakistan amid speculations that he may also discuss a

  • musharraf says pak army still backs him

    Musharraf says Pak army still backs him

    World | December 29, 2013 19:34 IST

    Islamabad: Former military ruler Pervez Musharraf, hemmed in by legal woes, had dismissed the notion that Pakistan's powerful army has abandoned him, saying the 6.5 lakh force was still with him.“I have led my men

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