Pervez Musharraf resubmits response in treason case

Last Updated: Monday, April 15, 2013 - 12:56

Islamabad: Former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf has resubmitted to the Supreme Court his reply in a case of high treason being heard against him.

A two-member bench of the court, comprising Justice Jawwad S. Khawaja and Justice Khilji Arif Hussain, was hearing the case against the retired general seeking his trial for imposing a state of emergency in 2007.

During the hearing, the bench expressed its displeasure over the absence of a representative for the federal government and summoned secretary law, the Dawn reports.

A K Dogar, counsel for petitioner, Maulvi Iqbal Haider, began his arguments in the case, the paper said.

Earlier last, the court had rejected a request seeking the arrest of the former leader.

First Published: Monday, April 15, 2013 - 12:56

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