Pakistan’s former President Pervez Musharraf on Tuesday has been sentenced to death in the high treason case by a special court. He was living in a Dubai for a long time. Today a three-member bench headed by Peshawar HC Chief Justice Waqar Ahmad Seth handed down a death sentence to the Ex-military ruler Parvez.
A Pakistani court has termed the former President as a fugitive. On 3 November 2007, he had suspended the constitution and impose the Emergency rule. For which a punishable offence was indicated to him in 2014.
Earlier Pervez had filed a petition in the Lahore High Court (LHC), requesting a stay on the pending proceedings. A court had order him to record the statement by December 5 in the case after the Islamabad High Court(IHC) hearing the petitions filed by Musharraf and the Pakistan government, stopped the special court from issuing the verdict on November 28.
Parvez, who was undergoing treatment in London after being accused of treason. He had released a video from the bed calling all the allegations against him baseless and this is a political conspiracy. He said in the video,”A judicial commission can come here and hear me out. It must see my health condition and make a decision. The commission, with my lawyer, must then be heard in the court.”