Treason Case

  • Pakistan court rejects Musharraf's plea against prosecutor April 18, 2014

    Islamabad: Pakistan's special court hearing the high treason case against former military ruler Pervez Musharraf on Friday rejected his petition against the appointment of the prosecutor. Registrar Abdul Ghani, while announcing the court's decision on the petition filed by 70-year-old Musharraf, declared it inadmissible for hearing and rejected it. In its ruling,...
  • Case of treason filed against Azam Khan over Kargil remark April 11, 2014

    A case of treason has been filed against Uttar Pradesh minister Azam Khan by a senior lawyer in a court in Indore, on Friday, for his controversial remarks about 1999 Kargil War. The case was filed in the court of Judicial Magistrate First Class (JMFC) Vinod Kumar Patidar who will record...
  • Treason trial: Pervez Musharraf does not turn up in court March 14, 2014

    Islamabad: Embattled former Pakistani dictator General Pervez Musharraf on Friday failed to appear before a special court for his indictment in the high treason trial citing security concerns. The court reserved its judgement till afternoon on whether 70-year-old Musharraf could be charged in absentia after he did not turn up....
  • Pakistan court adjourns Musharraf's treason case hearing March 11, 2014

    Embattled former Pakistani military ruler Pervez Musharraf on Tuesday failed to turn up for his indictment in a special court conducting his treason trial citing security reasons and was summoned on Friday. High drama was witnessed at the hearing as the court was due to indict Musharraf over his 2007 imposition...
  • Pakistan: Musharraf unlikely to appear before court today January 16, 2014

    Islamabad: Former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf is unlikely to appear on Thursday before the special court to face high treason charges against him, his lawyer said on Wednesday. Musharraf's lawyer Ahmad Raza Kasuri said the doctors have not yet declared his client fit, Geo News reported. He said Musharraf could not...
  • Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf suffers massive heart attack January 2, 2014

    Islamabad: Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf on Thursday suffered a massive heart attack and had to be rushed to a hospital. Musharraf was taken to hospital when he complained of heart ache while on his way to a court to face trial in a high treason case. Musharraf's party,...
  • 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 to be tried at his farmhouse in treason case June 6, 2013

    Islamabad: A Pakistani court on Thursday allowed the trial of former military ruler Pervez Musharraf for sacking and detaining dozens of judges in 2007 to be conducted at his farmhouse that has been declared a "sub-jail". The Islamabad High Court said anti-terrorism court Judge Kausar Abbas Zaidi could conduct 69-year-old Musharraf's...
  • PML-N to try Musharraf for treason: Sharif's aide May 28, 2013

    Lahore: The incoming PML-N government is ready to hold the trial of former Pakistani military ruler Pervez Musharraf over charges of treason, a party leader said on Tuesday. The caretaker government that conducted the May 11 polls had refused to initiate proceedings against Musharraf under Article 6 of the Constitution...
  • Pak SC rejects plea to arrest Pervez Musharraf April 9, 2013

    Islamabad: In an interim relief to Pervez Musharraf, the Pakistan Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected a plea to arrest the former president in a treason case and adjourned the next hearing till April 15. A two-judge bench led by Justice Jawad S Khwaja had issued summoned Musharraf after hearing preliminary...