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Updated on: Saturday, June 01, 2019, 02:34 PM IST

Trying Musharraf costing Pakistan govt Rs20 mln

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Islamabad: The legal bill incurred by the Pakistan government while trying former president Pervez Musharraf for treason charges is a whopping Rs 20 million.

According to a reply submitted in the National Assembly by the Interior Ministry, the legal team is split into two teams – a prosecution team and constitutional team.

There are a total of 14 people on the government’s payroll and many of them get paid twice, separately in the capacity of being on both teams, the Express Tribune reports.

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The lowest paid is the lead prosecutor, Akram Shaikh who got a total of Rs 999.

The highest paid is Nasirudin Khan Nayyer, the ‘in charge of prosecution’, who was billed at Rs 10 million.

The government has also spent over Rs 100 million on ensuring Musharraf’s security in just nine months.

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According to the sources, every month around Rs 10 million is being spent to secure the Musharraf.

The sources added that the former president had 300 regular police personnel, including commandos and women police alongside 100 rangers officials, the report added.

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Published on: Thursday, March 27, 2014, 12:17 PM IST
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