AKBAR BUGTI

  • Musharraf's plea for exemption from court appearance dismissed April 30, 2014

    Karachi: Former Pakistani military ruler Pervez Musharraf's plea seeking exemption from appearing in person in the Akbar Bugti murder case was today dismissed by a court. Chief Justice Qazi Faez Isa of the Balochistan High Court dismissed an application submitted on behalf of the former president. Isa directed the government to...
  • Musharraf's house arrest to end after bail from apex court, says counsel October 10, 2013

    Beleaguered former military ruler Pervez Musharraf is set to walk out of house arrest after Pakistan's Supreme Court granted him bail in the Akbar Bugti murder case, his lawyers claimed on Thursday. His lawyers said this was the last case in which he was still under arrest and he had already...
  • Pervez Musharraf booked for murder of cleric during Lal Masjid operation September 2, 2013

    In fresh trouble for Pakistan's former military ruler Pervez Musharraf, a case was on Monday filed against him for the murder of cleric Abdul Rasheed and his mother during the infamous Lal Masjid operation. The case was filed on the directions of the Islamabad High Court Justice Noorul Huque Qureshi...
  • Bugti supporters call for strike on his 7th death anniversary August 26, 2013

    Islamabad: The supporters of slain Baloch leader Nawab Akbar Bugti have called for a complete shutter-down as well as a wheel-jam strike across Pakistan's restive Balochistan province to mark his 7th death anniversary on Monday. An announcement to this effect was jointly made by the Jamhori Watan Party (JWP) and Baloch...
  • Pakistan: Court orders authorities to produce Pervez Musharraf on September 10 August 20, 2013

    A Pakistani court hearing a case related to the 2006 killing of Baloch leader Akbar Bugti on Monday directed authorities to produce former military ruler Pervez Musharraf at the next hearing on September 10. Judge Ismail Baloch of the antiterrorism court in the southwestern city of Quetta expressed his displeasure with...
  • Pak: SC court adjourns treason case against Musharraf June 27, 2013

    Islamabad: The Supreme Court of Pakistan Thursday adjourned for an indefinite period the hearing in the treason case against former military ruler General (retd) Pervez Musharraf, Dawn reported on its website. The move was taken to hold consultations over the setting up of a special court to hear the case against...
  • Pak: Musharraf will face trial for high treason, says Sharif June 24, 2013

    Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Monday said Pervez Musharraf will be tried for high treason for subverting the Constitution twice, including when the former military ruler ousted him in a 1999 coup. If Musharraf is convicted of high treason, he could face a possible death sentence or life...
  • Musharraf arrested in 2006 Akbar Bugti murder case June 13, 2013

    Islamabad: Former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf was on Thursday arrested and sent to judicial custody for a fortnight in connection with the murder of a Baloch leader in 2006. Baloch leader Nawab Akbar Bugti was killed in a cave on August 26, 2006 during a military crackdown ordered by Musharraf who...
  • Pakistan: No bail for Pervez Musharraf in Bugti case June 12, 2013

    Islamabad: A Pakistani antiterrorism court on Tuesday rejected former military ruler Pervez Musharraf's bail plea in a case over the killing of Baloch nationalist leader Akbar Bugti while another court granted him relief in the case of detention of judges during the 2007 emergency. Judge Mohammad Ismaeel Baloch of the...
  • Pak: Court issues nonbailable warrant against Musharraf June 10, 2013

    Karachi: The woes of Pakistan's former military dictator Pervez Musharraf continued on Monday when an antiterrorism court issued nonbailable arrest warrants against him and former prime minister Shaukat Aziz in the highprofile 2006 murder case of Baloch leader Akbar Bugti. While Musharraf is already under house arrest and undergoing several...
  • Pak: Court extends Musharraf's remand by 14 days May 18, 2013

    Islamabad: A Pakistani antiterrorism 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 antiterrorism court also accepted a plea from Musharraf s lawyers that he should be exempted from appearing...
  • Pak police arrests Musharraf over killing of Baloch leader May 2, 2013

    Islamabad: Pakistani police on Thursday arrested and interrogated beleaguered former President Pervez Musharraf over the killing of Baloch leader Akbar Bugti in a 2006 military operation, one of three highprofile cases that have dogged him since he returned to the country from selfexile. A team of Balochistan Police arrested the former...
  • Pak court bans Musharraf from contesting polls for life April 30, 2013

    Islamabad: Virtually sealing his political comeback plans, a provincial High Court on Tuesday banned former Pakistani military ruler Pervez Musharraf from contesting elections for the rest of his life on a day another put him in judicial custody till three days after the General elections on May 11. A fourjudge...
  • Security worries delayed Musharraf's return plans January 20, 2012

    Lahore: Former president Pervez Musharraf was forced to delay his planned return to Pakistan from selfexile after he failed to get any assurances from the military and the Pakistan People's Partyled government about his security, sources said on Friday. Two Pakistani courts have issued arrest warrants for Musharraf in cases related...
  • Rs 10 crore bounty for killing Musharraf January 16, 2012

    Islamabad: Days before Pervez Musharraf's planned return to Pakistan from selfexile, a grandson of slain Baloch nationalist leader Akbar Bugti has put a bounty worth Rs 10.1 crore on the former military ruler's head. "We will give Rs 1 million (10 lakh) in cash and a bungalow worth Rs 100 million...
  • Blast damages power line in Baloch September 11, 2006

    Quetta: Baluchistan's woes show no signs of abating almost twoandahalf weeks after the killing of Baloch leader Nawab Akbar Khan Bugti. On Monday, a major power crisis loomed before Pakistan's largest province as the power transmission line between capital Quetta and Sibi suffered extensive damage, leading to large and continuous spells...
  • Pak blames RAW for Baloch trouble September 5, 2006

    Islamabad India's spy network, Research and Analysis Wing (RAW), has been blamed for the troubles in Balochistan province at a meeting chaired by President Pervez Musharraf. Media reports on Tuesday did not directly quote Musharraf, except saying he "did not rule out a foreign hand" in the developments in Balochistan, the...
  • Mushs Baloch excuse: foreign hand September 4, 2006

    Islamabad: Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf on Monday blamed a "foreign hand" for the unrest in his countrys Balochistan province after rebel leader Nawab Akbar Bugti was killed in an army raid on August 26. "Alluding to the nature of subversive activities and evidence available with the government one cannot rule out...
  • Baloch party quits provincial assembly September 4, 2006

    Quetta: The Baluchistan National Party (BNP), led by Akbar Baloch, resigned on Monday from the provincial Assembly of Baluchistan. After putting in their papers, the BNP, which has four representatives in the Assembly, said that after the killing of Baloch leader Nawab Akbar Khan Bugti, this Assembly had no meaning,...
  • Buried body may not be Bugti's: Son September 4, 2006

    New Delhi: Four days after Baloch tribal chieftain Nawab Akbar Khan Bugti was given a quiet, hasty burial in his native Dera Bugti town by the Pakistani authorities, Bugti's kin and Baloch leaders continue to dispute the identity of the body. The decomposed body of Bugti was buried on Friday in...
  • 'Bugtis end may bring Mushs too' September 1, 2006

    Islamabad: Denouncing the killing of tribal chief Nawab Akbar Khan Bugti, prominent Baloch leaders and Pakistani human rights activists said that it spelt doom for the country's unity and may be the beginning of the end of President Pervez Musharraf's rule. The countrywide protests after the Baloch nationalist leader's killing...
  • Bugti buried in haste, family absent September 1, 2006

    Islamabad: The decomposed body of slain Baloch leader Nawab Akbar Khan Bugti was buried on Friday by the Pakistani authorities in his native Dera Bugti town in the absence of his relatives and fellow tribesmen. The body was brought in a sealed coffin and no one was allowed to see the...
  • Black Friday in Pak over Bugti killing September 1, 2006

    Islamabad: Pakistan braced itself for a nationwide strike on Friday called by the Opposition moderate and Islamist parties to protest against the killing of the 79yearold Baloch leader that had also sparked off widespread violence in the provincial capital Quetta. Authorities in southwest Balochistan braced for violence during the funeral of...
  • Bugti's body dug out from cave September 1, 2006

    Islamabad: Nawab Akbar Khan Bugti's body was dug out from his demolished cave hideout in Balochistan. His funeral is expected to take place at his ancestral home Dera Bugti later on Friday. Bugti's body was in an advanced stage of decay as it was badly crushed under a big boulder. The...
  • Neighbour incited Baloch trouble: Pak August 31, 2006

    Islamabad: Without naming any nation, Pakistan on Thursday said a "neighbouring country" had supplied a large quantity of ammunition and money to the slain Baloch nationalist leader Nawab Akbar Khan Bugti for his campaign against the government. Parliamentary Affairs Minister Sher Afgan Khan Niazi told the National Assembly that a "huge...
  • Baloch leader demands Bugti's body August 31, 2006

    Quetta: Senior Baloch National Party leader Ataullah Khan Bugti has said that all links between Balochistan and the rest of Pakistan will remain cut off till the Islamabad military authorities do not hand over the body of Nawab Akbar Khan Bugti. "We are not convinced that Nawab Akbar Khan Bugti...
  • Pak soldiers locate Bugti's body August 31, 2006

    Islamabad: Pakistan Army claims to have found killed Baloch leader Nawab Akbar Khan Bugti's body in a cave in southwest Balochistan. The Pakistan Army, however, says it will take two to three days to take the body out. Army Engineers have been trying to enter the cave without causing it...
  • Baloch cutoff road ties with Pak August 30, 2006

    Quetta: As a direct fallout of last Saturday's killing of Balochistan leader Akbar Khan Bugti, the agitation in Baluchistan is now spreading, and on Wednesday, the main RCD Highway connecting Baluchistan to the rest of Pakistan was sealed by protesting Baloch. Life in Quetta, besides other parts of Balochistan has...
  • 3 killed in blasts after Bugti's funeral August 29, 2006

    Quetta (Pakistan): Gunfire and rioting broke out for a fourth straight day on Tuesday after the funeral Nawab Akbar Bugti who was killed by Pakistani forces. Three factory workers were killed in a restaurant bombing amid widespread violence in southern Pakistan. More than 10,000 mourners attended the funeral in the Baluchistan...
  • Love Pakistan: Mush asks angry Balochs August 29, 2006

    Islamabad: Faced with widespread violence following the killing of Baloch leader Nawab Akbar Bugti, Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf has warned that strict action would be taken against anyone who harmed the country. "Whoever wants to harm Pakistan nationally or internationally would have to fight with me first," he said stressing that...