Free Press Journal
  • Pervez Musharraf can record statement through Skype in treason case, says Pakistan court

    Islamabad: Absconding former Pakistani dictator Pervez Musharraf can record his statement through Skype as it is vital to the ongoing treason case against him, a special court ruled on Tuesday.  Gen. (retd) Musharraf, 75, who has been living in Dubai since 2016, is facing the treason case for suspending the Constitution in 2007. The former army chief left for Dubai in March 2016 for medical treatment and has not returned since, citing security and health

  • Pervez Musharraf treason case: Would appear before court if MoD provides security

    Islamabad: Pakistan’s former dictator Gen. Pervez Musharraf today informed a special court hearing the treason case that he would appear before it if the Defence Ministry provides him security, according to a media report. The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) government had filed the treason case against the ex-army chief Musharraf over the imposition of extra-constitutional emergency in November 2007.

  • Pakistan Supreme Court seeks details of Pervez Musharraf’s, Asif Ali Zardari’s assets

    Islamabad: The Pakistan Supreme Court on Wednesday sought details of the assets of former Presidents Pervez Musharraf and Asif Ali Zardari while hearing a case on the recovery of losses incurred because of the National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO) issued in 2007. The NRO was issued by Musharraf on October 5, 2007. Under the ordinance, cases against politicians were removed, paving the way for many of their return to country, reports Dawn online.

  • Returning Officer rejects Pervez Musharraf’s nomination papers

    Islamabad: The nomination papers of Pakistan’s former military ruler Pervez Musharraf for the July 25 general elections were rejected today by the returning officer on the ground that he was barred for life from contesting elections by the Peshawar high Court in 2013. Musharraf, 74, had filed his nomination papers from the northern district of Chitral in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.

  • Pakistan Supreme Court bars Pervez Musharraf from contesting election

    Lahore: Pakistan’s Supreme Court on Thursday withdrew a conditional permission earlier granted to former President Pervez Musharraf to contest the upcoming general election after his counsel informed that the former military chief was unable to return to the country on Thursday.

  • How can a commando be so afraid to return home: Pak SC to Musharraf

    Islamabad : Pakistan’s Supreme Court on Wednesday gave former military ruler Pervez Musharraf a deadline until Thursday afternoon to present himself in the court in the lifetime disqualification case against him, taunting that how can a commando be so afraid to return to his country.

  • How can a commando be so afraid to return to his country: Pakistan Supreme Court to Pervez Musharraf

    Islamabad: Pakistan’s Supreme Court today gave former military ruler Pervez Musharraf a deadline until tomorrow afternoon to present himself in the court in the lifetime disqualification case against him, wondering how can a commando be so afraid to return to his country. Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Saqib Nisar, who is heading a three-judge bench hearing Musharraf’s appeal against his 2013 disqualification by the Peshawar High Court, warned that if the former president

  • Hafiz-Muhammad-Saeed

    Musharraf may contest in Pak polls

    Islamabad : Pakistan’s former dictator Pervez Musharraf may contest in the upcoming elections scheduled to be held on July 25 after the Supreme Court gave him a conditional permission, his party has said.

  • Pakistan govt to block Pervez Musharraf’s national identity card, passport

    Islamabad: The Pakistan government today directed the interior ministry to block the national identity card (NIC) and passport of former dictator General (retd) Pervez Musharraf, a media report said today. Complying with a special court’s order, the government took the action to restrict the Dubai-based former president’s travel and certain facilities available to him as he failed to appear before the court in the high treason case

  • Pervez Musharraf suggests exchanging Shakil Afridi for Mullah Fazlullah

    Washington: Pakistans former President Pervez Musharraf has said that he would have released Shakil Afridi in exchange for Mullah Fazlullah in a “give and take” deal, had he been the President now. “We can resolve this irritant and exchange more accommodating stance from the US… and Afghanistan because we have a terrorist sitting there, Fazlullah. I suppose the US also knows that he’s there,” Dawn reported quoting Musharraf as saying in an

  • Pervez Musharraf

    Security issues sees Musharraf postpone his return to Pak

    Islamabad : Pakistan’s former dictator Pervez Musharraf, ordered to appear before a special court in a high treason case, has postponed his return to the country citing security concerns, according to a media report on Monday.

  • ISI still providing covert support to Taliban, says US media report 

    Washington : Pakistan’s intelligence agency ISI continues to covertly support the Taliban in the border region, a US media report on Friday claimed, naming specific neighbourhoods in the country that are being used as safe havens by the terrorists.

  • Pak court orders Musharraf’s arrest, confiscation of property

    Islamabad : A special Pakistani tribunal has ordered the government to arrest former military ruler Pervez Musharraf and confiscate all his properties as it heard the high treason case against the “proclaimed offender” for imposing emergency rule in the country in 2007.

  • Sharif asks judiciary to bring back  ‘coward‘ Musharraf

    Lahore  : Pakistan’s ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday called former military dictator Pervez Musharraf a “big coward” and asked the country’s judiciary to bring him back from self-exile and make him accountable for his crimes.

Back To Top