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‘Hang Musharraf for high treason’

‘Hang Musharraf for high treason’

ISLAMABAD – Dr Abdul Basit, counsel for two PCO judges of the Lahore High Court, pleaded in the Supreme court on Thursday for proceedings against former president Gen (r) Pervez Musharraf for high treason and that he be hanged for “his unconstitutional acts of November 3, 2007”, which led to the ouster of over 60 judges of the superior courts.
A bench of Justices Mahmood Akhtar Shahid Siddiqui, Jawwad S. Khawaja, Khilji Arif Hussain and Tariq Parvez, was hearing a contempt of

Talal Bugti seeks Musharraf’s trial for high treason

QUETTA – Jamhoori Watan Party’s Nawabzada Talal Akbar Bugti on Monday strongly criticised former president Pervez Musharraf’s polices for ‘abrogating’ constitution and starting military operations in Balochistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa provinces.
Speaking at a news conference here, Talal blasted Musharraf for his recent interview with a private TV channel and it dubbed it as ‘a pack of lies’. JWP leader said that Musharraf ‘deserved’ capital punishment for ‘heinous crimes’

Arundhati Roy maybe tried for treason

NEW DELHI: An Indian court ordered police on Saturday to investigate whether award-winning author Arundhati Roy could be tried for sedition over her comments about Kashmir.
In an appeal to a local court, Sushil Pandit, a private citizen, accused Roy of sedition for saying that Kashmir was not an integral part of India at a seminar in New Delhi last month.
“The court decided to instruct the police to register a proper (complaint), investigate the crime and report back by 6th

SC moved against Musharraf for high treason

The Supreme Court on Friday was moved to proceed against former president Pervez Musharraf in accordance with the High Treason Punishment Act and set aside the judgment of the Sindh High Court which said that it cannot order registration of a high-treason case against Musharraf.
The petitioner, Maulvi Iqbal Haider, requested the apex court to grant leave to appeal against the impugned Sindh High Court judgment and set aside the same in the interest of justice. He