ISLAMABAD – Session court refused to grant an exemption to former President General (rtd) Pervez Musharraf from appearing before the court in Lal Masjid Cleric’s murder case.
According to the court correspondent of PakistanTribe reported on Thursday that Additional Session Judge Wajid Ali reject the Musharraf’s plea for getting exemption from today’s and future court hearing of the Abdul Rasheed Ghazi murder case.
The Musharraf’s counsel submitted a medical report according to which doctors have advised him to get complete bed rest.
His lawyer also maintained that Musharraf was facing serious security threat, however, he respect the courts and would appear if proper security guaranteed and doctors advised the same as well.
The prosecution also crossed examine the medical report of Musharraf and raised objection. It was maintained that the report did not bear any hospital stamp and look like a medical advice than a report.
Validating the prosecution’s objection, Judge called in Musharraf’s guarantors – Captain Nazir and Jan Muhammad, in the court. He also ordered to ensure Musharraf’s presence on the next hearing.