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Petition To Drop Terror Charges Against Pervez Musharraf Rejected: Report

Pervez Musharraf has been looking for deletion of terrorism prices.

Islamabad: 

The Islamabad Excessive Court docket has dismissed a petition that sought deletion of terrorism prices in opposition to former President Pervez Musharraf and switch of the judges detention case from the Anti-Terrorism Court docket (ATC) to the classes court docket.

An Islamabad Excessive Court docket division bench comprising Chief Justice Athar Minallah and Justice Miangul Hassan Aurangzeb on Wednesday resumed the listening to of the petition filed by Pervez Musharraf via his lawyer Akhtar Shah, experiences Daybreak information.

The bench dismissed the petition due to Mr Shah’s repeated absence throughout the listening to of the case.

The previous President has been looking for deletion of terrorism prices and subsequent switch of his case from the ATC to the classes court docket on the bottom that originally the FIR(First Data Report) was registered beneath the Pakistan Penal Code in opposition to him in reference to the detention of 60 judges of the superior judiciary after the imposition of emergency on November 3, 2007.

Nonetheless, in 2013, a single-member bench of the excessive court docket had ordered the police to invoke the anti-terror legislation in opposition to Pervez Musharraf since detaining judges is an act of terrorism.

The ATC has already declared him a proclaimed offender within the judges’ detention case as he has been overseas since March 2016.

The prosecution has laid complete proof in opposition to the accused on this case.

Nonetheless, the trial is at a standstill as the previous chief is absconding within the case.

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