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Pakistan: Anti-terrorism court extends Pervez Musharraf's remand by 14 days

Press Trust of India
May 18, 2013 at 03:20pm IST

Islamabad: A Pakistani anti-terrorism court on Saturday extended by 14 days former President Pervez Musharraf's judicial remand over the detention of judges during the 2007 emergency.

Judge Syed Kausar Abbas Zaidi of the anti-terrorism court also accepted a plea from Musharraf s lawyers that he should be exempted from appearing in the court on Saturday.

69-year-old Musharraf could not be produced in court for security reasons, officials said. The judge subsequently adjourned the case till June 1.

Pak: Court extends Musharraf's remand by 14 days

Musharraf has been arrested over the assassination of Benazir Bhutto and the killing of Baloch leader Akbar Bugti in a 2006 military operation.

Musharraf has also been arrested over the assassination of former premier Benazir Bhutto and the killing of Baloch leader Akbar Bugti in a 2006 military operation.

The former President has been humiliated since he returned to Pakistan from self-exile in March to contest elections. He is now being held in his farmhouse, which was declared a sub-jail after his arrest

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