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Judge who awarded death penalty to Musharraf says he doesn’t watch TV

Judge who awarded death penalty to Musharraf says he doesn’t watch TV
December 20, 2019
PESHAWAR (92 News) – Peshawar High Court (PHC) Chief Justice Waqar Seth – who awarded death penalty to former president Pervez Musharraf – has said that he doesn’t watch TV. Advocate Muazzam Butt held an interesting dialogue with Justice Waqar Seth. “This is really a big thing that you are still relaxed in these circumstances,” Muazzam Butt asked from the chief justice. The PHC chief justice replied, “What happened with the circumstances. Everything was normal in the morning when I came to the court. Aren’t you planning to do something?” Justice Waqar Seth also maintained that he does not watch TV but sometimes only watches wrestling on TV. Earlier, the special court issued a 169-page detailed judgment in the high treason case against former president Pervez Musharraf. A copy of the detailed judgment was handed over to the counsel of former president Pervez Musharraf. According to the detailed judgment, Musharraf had imposed emergency and violated the constitution on November 3, 2007. All allegations against him are proved without any doubt. Musharraf was given the right to fair trial. The accused is granted sentence for each offence. The court also ordered to bring the people involved in abetting his fled should also be brought in the ambit of the law and action should also be taken against him. The court also directed the law enforcement agencies to apprehend the convict and inflict the punishment on him as per law. “If found dead, his corpse be dragged to the D-Chowk, Islamabad, Pakistan and be hanged for three days,” it ruled. On the other hand, Justice Shahid Karim of the Lahore High Court agreed to the decision to hang Pervez Musharraf to death, but he dissented from the decision of hanging him publicly. On December 16, the special court had handed death penalty to former president Pervez Musharraf in the high treason case.