LHC hears Pervez Musharraf’s plea against treason case verdict


Lahore: The Lahore High Court (LHC) heard on Thursday a request from a former president and senior military official Pervez Musharraf for a death sentence verdict announced by special court in high treason case.

In the course of the trial, the court expressed dissatisfaction with Musharraf’s lawyer and asked whether Musharraf had read the case carefully and put forward an argument about this. Counsel said the case was not complicated because the creation of a special court was illegal.

He said Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif filed a false lawsuit against Pervez Musharraf for personal resentment.

At the same time, justice Mazhar Ali Akbar said the court of first instance had sued the suspect in the case under this article.

Additional Attorney General Ishtiaq A Khan said in response to the judge that the charge was charged with imposing a state of emergency in the country, thereby violating the constitution.

Special court sentenced Musharraf to death for treason

Earlier on December 17, the Islamabad Special Court sentenced Pervez Musharraf, a former president and senior military official, to death in a treason.

Judge Nazar Akbar opposed Pervez Musharraf’s death penalty and abandoned his indictment, while Judge Waqar Seth and Shahid Judge Karim was sentenced to death.

“We believe that in this betrayal case, the accused received far more compensation than he deserved for a fair trial. A protected trial against the Constitution and no ordinary crime, which began in 2013, began in 2013 and ends in 2019. The year is not over yet The defendant has sufficient opportunity to defend himself, but according to his actions in the court case it can only prove that he fully despises the laws and the legal system of this country The facts of the case are well documented. was guilty and all allegations of betrayal against the state were beyond reasonable doubt.

“According to the conduct and conduct of the trial against the suspect, he has worked tirelessly since the trial began to postpone, withdraw and actually evade the trial, which is his patent. This has always been his plea, whether it now Because of his health or safety problems, he could not contact the court.

“As a necessary consequence of the observed results, we consider the suspect guilty. Therefore, the perpetrator will be hung on his neck until he is accused of dying with each count.

“We instruct law enforcement agencies to do their best to arrest the fugitives / convicts and ensure that penalties are executed in accordance with the law. If the death penalty is found, his body is dragged to D-Chowk, Islamabad, Pakistan and hanged . Takes 03 days. “

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