Benazir Bhutto Assassination

  • Musharraf's remand in Bhutto murder case extended May 14, 2013

    Islamabad: Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf's judicial remand over the assassination of Benazir Bhutto in 2007 was extended by a fortnight on Tuesday by an anti-terrorism court. The court of Judge Chaudhry Habib-ur-Rehman in Rawalpindi extended Musharraf's judicial remand till May 28 and also put off hearing his bail application...
  • Pak prosecutor handling 26/11 attacks case shot dead May 3, 2013

    Islamabad: The Pakistani prosecutor handling the 26/11 Mumbai attack case and the Benazir Bhutto assassination case has reportedly been shot dead in Islamabad. Chaudhry Zulfiqar, the prosecutor of Federal Investigation Agency (FIA), was shot dead by unidentified armed men in Islamabad on Friday morning, Pakistan's Geo News reported. Reports say...
  • Rehman Malik to be quizzed in Bhutto killing case April 29, 2013

    Islamabad: Pakistani investigators probing the 2007 assassination of former premier Benazir Bhutto have decided to quiz Rehman Malik after being told by Pervez Musharraf that the former interior minister had decided details of her security on the day she was killed. Malik was head of Bhutto's security when she returned...
  • Benazir assassination: FIA get Musharraf's custody April 26, 2013

    Islamabad: A Pakistani anti-terrorism court on Friday remanded Pervez Musharraf to the physical custody of the Federal Investigation Agency till April 30 in the assassination of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto in 2007. During a brief hearing at the anti-terrorism court in Rawalpindi, Judge Chaudhry Habib-ur-Rehman accepted the FIA's...
  • Benazir assassination case: Lahore HC cancels Musharraf's interim bail April 24, 2013

    Islamabad: The Lahore High Court has cancelled former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf's interim bail in the Benazir Bhutto assassination case. This comes at a time when Musharraf is under house arrest in another case. Musharraf returned to his farmhouse which has been declared a sub-jail and where he was ordered to...
  • Musharraf's bail in Bhutto assassination case extended April 17, 2013

    Islamabad: A Pakistani court on Wednesday extended Pervez Musharraf's bail over the assassination of former premier Benazir Bhutto even as the apex court summoned a top official to explain the government's position on taking action against the former dictator for imposing emergency in 2007. Musharraf, who returned home last month after...
  • Pak court orders speedy trial in Bhutto killing case February 13, 2013

    Islamabad: A Pakistani court on Wednesday directed an anti-terrorism court to conduct daily hearings in the 2007 Benazir Bhutto assassination case and to conclude the trial within three months. The Rawalpindi bench of the Lahore High Court issued the order after prosecutors from the Federal Investigation Agency complained that the trial...
  • Zardari stops release of Bhutto assassination report December 29, 2012

    Islamabad: President Asif Ali Zardari stopped Interior Minister Rehman Malik from making public a report on the investigation into the assassination of former premier Benazir Bhutto, according to a media report on Saturday. "Zardari barred Malik from presenting the report at a meeting of the Central Executive Committee of the...
  • Pakistan reminds Interpol to arrest Musharraf June 25, 2012

    Islamabad: Pakistan has sent a reminder to Interpol to immediately arrest former president Pervez Musharraf, a "proclaimed offender" in the assassination of Benazir Bhutto in 2007. The Federal Investigation Agency has written another letter to Interpol to remind it to immediately arrest Musharraf and hand him over to Pakistan so that...
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  • Pak approaches Interpol for notice for Musharraf March 4, 2012

    Islamabad: Pakistan has approached France-based Interpol for a Red Corner notice against former President Pervez Musharraf, seeking his arrest and extradition to the country over his alleged involvement in the assassination of ex-Premier Benazir Bhutto. The Interior Ministry has forwarded the request to the Interpol Secretariat through the global police...
  • Be nice to me, live: Musharraf told Bhutto May 4, 2010

    London: Pakistani politician Gen. Pervez Musharraf, when he was president, allegedly warned Opposition leader Benazair Bhutto that she should be "nice" to him if she wanted protection, a former aide of the assassinated leader has claimed. "He told her, 'I warned you not to come back until after the elections," and...
  • Hamid Gul's statements are outrageous: US April 22, 2010

    Washington: The Obama Administration today termed as "outrageous" and "baseless" the allegation of Pakistan's former Inter Services Intelligence (ISI) head Hamid Gul about the US' involvement in assassination of Benazir Bhutto. "That is outrageous," a senior State Department official told reporters here after the US Embassy in Islamabad dismissed such an...
  • Not responsible for Benazir killing: Musharraf April 21, 2010

    Islamabad: Former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf has said he could not be held responsible for Benazir Bhutto's assassination as he was neither the head of the government nor the army chief at the time of the December 27, 2007 incident. Musharraf was of the view that those who headed the government...
  • Benazir assassination probe report delayed March 31, 2010

    United Nations: Delivery of a UN report on the assassination of former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto has been delayed by over two weeks at the urgent request of Pakistan, the United Nations said on Tuesday. The report follows a nine-month inquiry by a three-person UN panel and was due to...
  • Pak offers Rs 50 mn reward for Benazir's killer Mehsud June 28, 2009

    Islamabad: Pakistan has offered a Rs 50 million reward for information on Baitullah Mehsud, a senior leader of the Tehrik-e-Taliban who is linked to the assassination of former Pakistani prime minister Benazir Bhutto. Advertisements have appeared in newspapers here offering reward on information that leads to the arrest of Baitullah Mehsud...
  • World leaders react: 'Benazir was iconic' December 28, 2007

    New Delhi: World leaders have reacted to the assassination of former Pakistan prime minister Benazir Bhutto with shock, sadness and condemnation with some also expressing concern about the nation's democratic process. Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh "The grievous blow is the demise of Bhutto, this great tragedy once again is...