Former military dictator General Pervez Musharraf has filed a petition against his death sentence for suspending the country’s Constitution on November 3, 2017. His lawyer, Advocate Azhar Siddique, filed on Friday a review plea in the Lahore High Court. In his 86-page petition, Musharraf has raised objections against the paragraph 66 of the written order and it also claims that Musharraf wasn’t given a chance to present his stance in the case.
Earlier in the day, the Special Court issued a detailed judgement in the high treason case against former president Pervez Musharraf. However, one of the judge received severe criticism for favoring exemplary punishment for the ex military personnel. Attorney General of Pakistan Anwar Mansoor Khan termed the judge as ‘mentally ill’, adding that the verdict is seemingly given on basis of enmity.
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The detailed verdict in the high treason case against former military ruler retired Gen Pervez Musharraf was released, after the special court handed him a death sentence. The verdict is split 2-1, with Justice Shahid Karim of the Lahore High Court agreeing with Peshawar High Court Chief Justice Waqar Ahmad Seth and Justice Nazar Akbar of the Sindh High Court dissenting.
For the first time in the nation’s history, a special court has sentenced former military dictator General (retd) Pervez Musharraf to death in high treason case. The verdict was split 2-1 and the detailed judgement will be issued with in the next two days. The former military ruler is currently residing and under treatment in Dubai.