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Pervez Musharraf lands in Karachi amidst death threats from Taliban

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Mar 24, 2013 at 05:14pm IST

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Karachi: Former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf ended four years of self-exile and landed at Karachi Airport on Sunday amidst threats from Pakistani Taliban. Musharraf is back in Pakistan to lead the All Party Muslim League in the upcoming general elections in May 2013. Musharraf is expected to address a public rally at 5 pm on Sunday.

Musharraf is accused of failing to provide adequate security to former prime minister Benazir Bhutto ahead of her assassination in 2007. Musharraf is also wanted in the murder of Baloch leader Nawab Akber Bugti and for sacking the entire higher judiciary in November 2007.

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Musharraf had tweeted that he has boarded his flight to Karachi from the Dubai international airport, where his supporters gathered to see him off.

Since he went into self-exile in early 2009, Musharraf has several times announced his intention to return home. Musharraf told the 'Waqt' television channel on Friday that he was not afraid to stand trial for the cases evoked against him as most of them were unconstitutional.

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