High treason case: Ministry ordered to contact Interpol for Musharraf arrest

16 Mar, 2018 5:08 pm

RAWALPINDI (92 News) – A special court has directed the Interior Ministry to Interpol for the arrest of former president Pervez Musharraf.

The court, in the written order, has also directed the Ministry to cancel the CNIC and passport of Pervez Musharraf.

A three-member bench led by Justice Yahya Afridi had heard the case on March 8. The court had also ordered to confiscate the property of Pervez Musharraf.

Musharraf faces five basic allegations in the high treason case. Firstly, Musharraf committed the crime under Article 6 by issuing an order as the Army Chief on November 3. He had issued the order to re-administer the oath to judges.

Secondly, Musharraf had ordered to more amend the constitution on November 14, 2007.

Thirdly, he had issued an unconstitutional interim order on December 14, 2007.

Legal experts say that the person committing high treason could be hanged or awarded life term on proving the crime.

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