Topic: Musharraf

Nawaz opposed, Zardari was in favor of giving safe exit to Musharraf: Zafarul Haq

ISLAMABAD- Leader of the House in the Senate and PML-N senior leader Raja Zafarul Haq says Nawaz Sharif was not in favor of giving safe exit to former military ruler Pervez Musharraf, while Asif Ali Zardari supported safe exit for Musharraf. In an interview, Zafarul Haq said Nawaz Sharif had ...

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July 15, 2014, 1:49 pm

Government doesn't want Musharraf to face long jail term: Saad Rafiq

Islamabad- Federal Minister for Railways Khawaja Saad Rafique has said that the government did not want that former president Pervez Musharraf land in jail for a long term, and that the issue of Article 6 would go to parliament. In an interview to a private TV channel, the minister said the ...

Contradictory remarks from Musharraf camp

LAHORE - Contradictory statements regarding any deal of PPP with General (r) Pervez Musharraf for his safe exit if he stepped down are continuously pouring in.Aasia Ishaq, spokesperson of Musharraf’s All Pakistan Muslim League when contacted said: “Musharraf told her that he had not ...

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July 12, 2014, 12:51 am

Current political system not working in Pakistan: Musharraf

ISLAMABAD-Former president General (R) Musharraf says the current political system isn’t helping the country out. “People have tried and tested the PPP which failed to deliver and now PML-N isn’t faring any better,” he said in an interview. Musharraf didn’t have much ...

Musharraf again granted exemption from appearance

ISLAMABAD - Special Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) Islamabad Friday granted exemption to former President Pervez Musharraf from appearing before the court for one day in judges’ detention case.ATC Judge Atiq-ur-Rehman, who conducted the hearing, directed Musharraf to appear before the court on ...

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July 12, 2014, 2:23 pm

Musharraf’s deal opposed by PML-N, army authorized by constitution: Information Minister

LAHORE- Information Minister Pervez Rasheed has stated that former PM Gillani’s statement regarding the deal with Musharraf was wrongly quoted by the media. Rasheed added that former President Asif Ali Zardari discussed Musharraf’s issue and agreed to give him safe passage during the ...

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July 12, 2014, 6:10 pm

PML-N was not part of any deal to provide safe exit to Musharraf: Minister

ISLAMABAD-Information Minister, Pervaiz Rasheed Saturday refuted as unfounded the reports that Pakistan Muslim League-N was part of a negotiated deal with the establishment on giving the former president Gen (retd) Pervez Musharraf a safe exit. “Such reports are baseless and a ...

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July 11, 2014, 1:47 pm

Musharraf gets exemption from today’s hearing in Judges Detention case

Islamabad- An Anti-Terrorism Court in Islamabad granted exemption to former president General (retd) Pervez Musharraf from today’s hearing in judges’ detention case. ATC Islamabad judge Atiqur Rehman was hearing the judges’ detention case today during which Musharraf’s ...

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July 11, 2014, 7:36 pm

Gilani calls Musharraf’s exit decision as a ‘deal’

  KARACHI-Former Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gillani has said that former Army Chief General (Retd.) Pervez Musharraf was allowed to leave the country after negotiations with establishment and the then opposition. Speaking to media at Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Sindh media cell, Syed ...

Musharraf treason case: FIA official submits written testimony

ISLAMABAD- In the hearing of the treason case against former president Gen (retd) Pervez Musharraf today, Federal Investigative Agency (FIA) Additional Director Khalid Rasool submitted his written testimony before the special court. The three-member special court, headed by Justice Faisal Arab of ...

SC issues detailed verdict in Musharraf ECL case

ISLAMABAD - The Supreme Court will have to determine four questions before final ruling about removing or maintaining former President General (Retd) Pervez Musharraf's name on exit control list (ECL).A five-judge bench, headed by Justice Nasirul Mulk, on June 23 accepted the federal government's ...

Musharraf ECL case: Supreme Court issues detailed verdict

ISLAMABAD- The Supreme Court issued today a detailed order on a case regarding the removal of former president Pervez Musharraf’s name from the Exit Control List (ECL). In the four-page verdict, written by Justice Nasirul Mulk, the apex court raised five questions: 1) Was the court’s ...

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June 25, 2014

Musharraf To Stay Put

Answering the plea of the federal government, the Supreme Court (SC) has suspended Sindh High Court’s (SHC) ruling which sought the removal of former President Gen (r) Pervez Musharraf’s name from the Exit Control List (ECL). The next hearing of the case will take place in four weeks, ...

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June 25, 2014, 7:13 pm

Courts maintain hold on Musharraf, reject his review petition

KARACHI- The Sindh High Court (SHC) rejected a petition filed by former military ruler General (retd) Pervez Musharraf, who sought a review of the court’s prior decision to remove his name from the Exit Control List (ECL). The SHC had been informed of the Supreme Court’s rejection of ...

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June 23, 2014, 6:36 pm

Supreme Court rules to keep Musharraf's name on ECL

ISLAMABAD- The Supreme Court today overruled the Sindh High Court (SHC) order to remove former president Pervez Musharraf's name from the Exit Control List (ECL) barring him from leaving the country. A five-judge larger bench of the apex court, headed by Justice Nasirul Mulk, accepted the ...

High treason trial against Musharraf finally starts

ISLAMABAD - At last the high treason trial against former President and ex-COAS General (Retd) Pervez Musharraf began after approximately six months with the examination of interior secretary, who is the complainant in the case.The three-judge Special Court of three different high courts had to ...

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June 17, 2014, 6:12 pm

Musharraf supports North Waziristan's military operation

  ISLAMABAD- Former President Pervez Musharraf today said he supported the military operation in North Waziristan. “I wholeheartedly support the military action and pray for the victory of our valiant soldiers. May Allah in his infinite mercy protect them from all harm,” he ...

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June 15, 2014, 12:20 pm

Musharraf ECL Case: SC to hear government’s appeal on Monday

  Islamabad- A three-member bench of the Supreme Court has been formed to hear a petition filed by the government, challenging the Sindh High Court (SHC) order to remove name of former military ruler General Pervez Musharraf from the Exit Control List (ECL). The bench headed by Justice Saqib ...

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June 14, 2014, 12:37 pm

Don't remove Musharraf's name from ECL: Government appeals

Islamabad- The federal government has filed an appeal today, against the Sindh High Court’s order of removing the name of former president Pervez Musharraf from the exit control list (ECL). The appeal was filed at the Supreme Court of Pakistan by the deputy attorney general on behalf of the ...

Musharraf’s plea for addl documents rejected

ISLAMABAD - The Special Court Friday dismissed former President and ex-COAS Pervez Musharraf’s application for supply of additional documents and fixed 17th June as next hearing of the case for recording of evidence.The Sindh High Court on Thursday last ordered the removal of ...

PML-N indecisive to go for review against SHC decision

ISLAMABAD - The ruling PML-N remains indecisive over moving the apex court for review against the judgement of Sindh High Court that has ordered removal of the name of former President Gen (Retd) Musharraf from the Exit Control List (ECL) within 15 days.Party sources privy to the important meeting ...

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June 13, 2014, 3:56 pm

Altaf congratulates Musharraf over ECL ruling

  KARACHI- Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) Chief Altaf Hussain telephoned Former President Pervez Musharraf and Pakistan Ulema Council (PUC) chief Hafiz Tahir Ashrafi, and stressed on unity of the nation for the eradication of terrorism from the country. In a telephonic conversation with Allama ...

Special court dismisses Musharraf's plea for documents

ISLAMABAD- The special court conducting the treason trial of former President of Pakistan Pervez Musharraf dismissed his plea seeking documents pertaining to the November 2007 emergency. Special court registrar Abdul Ghani Soomro read out the detailed verdict which had earlier been reserved. ...

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June 12, 2014, 6:23 pm

Government’s permission irrelevant for Musharraf: Barrister Farogh Naseem

KARACHI- Former President Pervez Musharraf’s counsel, Barrister Farogh Naseem, says his client does not require federal government’s permission to fly abroad. Earlier today, Sindh High Court ordered government to lift travel ban on the ex-military ruler and allow him to leave Pakistan. ...

Musharraf’s plea for exemption from attendance rejected in Ghazi Abdul Rashid murder case

  ISLAMABAD- Local court of Islamabad has rejected the application from former president Pervez Musharraf, seeking exemption from attendance in Ghazi Abdul Rashid case and ordered him to appear before it on July 1, 2014. The court has said in its ruling that guarantors of Pervez Musharraf ...

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June 10, 2014

Musharraf gets clean chit in Lal Masjid op

ISLAMABAD : The Islamabad police have completed the challan in the murder of Allama Abdul Rashid Ghazi, Naib Khateeb (deputy cleric) Lal Mosque, and his mother, and submitted it in the court of Additional Sessions Judge Wajid Ali, says a press release issued by Shauda Foundation. According to the ...

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June 08, 2014, 4:18 pm

Khan took part in Musharraf’s fraud referendum: Saad

ISLAMABAD- Federal Minister for Railways Khawaja Saad Rafique has said that Imran Khan participated in the fraud referendum and elections of 2002 held by Pervez Musharraf. In a statement, he said in 2002 election, Imran Khan was given one seat in charity. “Imran should tell how he got 30 ...

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June 05, 2014

Musharraf wants Kayani, other generals part of trial

ISLAMABAD - Former President Pervez Musharraf in order to save himself now wants names of other generals, particularly former Chief of Army Staff Ashfaq Pervaiz Kayani, in high treason case.Farogh Naseem, defence counsel, arguing the case on Wednesday submitted before a three-judge Special Court ...

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May 30, 2014, 6:07 pm

Musharraf on complete bed rest

KARACHI- The medical board treating former president Pervez Musharraf has advised him complete bed rest. The medical board also recommended the former president to have his physiotherapy conducted on daily basis. According to our sources, the spinal cord treatment of Musharraf was not possible in ...

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May 29, 2014, 5:07 pm

Sindh High Court reserves judgment on Musharraf's ECL plea

KARACHI- Sindh High Court (SHC) today reserved judgment on application pertaining to removal of Former President Pervez Musharraf's name from ECL till May 31, 2014. The SHC divisional bench comprising Justice Muhammad Ali Mazhar and Justice Shahnawaz Tariq heard the case. Attorney General (AG) ...