Treason Charge

  • Pak: Ex-pm Gilani demands judges to be tried with Musharraf June 25, 2013

    Lahore: Former Pakistani premier Yousuf Raza Gilani has demanded that Pakistani judges who endorsed the October 1999 coup, led by former army chief Pervez Musharraf, should also be charged with treason. Gilani, a senior leader of the Pakistan People's Party, made the demand after Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Monday announced...
  • Pak interim govt refuses to put Musharraf on trial for treason April 23, 2013

    Islamabad: In a temporary relief to former military ruler Pervez Musharraf, Pakistan's caretaker government today informed the Supreme Court that it would not file treason charges against him, saying such a move was not part of its mandate. The interim administration, formed in March to conduct the May 11 general election,...
  • Treason charge plea filed against Pakistan PM August 10, 2011

    Lahore: A constitutional petition has been filed in a Pakistani court seeking the disqualification of Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani for allegedly committing "high treason" by defying orders of the Supreme Court and attempting to subvert the Constitution. A man named Allah Baksh Gondal filed the petition in...