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Musharraf treason case: Court allows delay in verdict announcement

Says new prosecutor must be appointed by Dec 5

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November 27, 2019


Court reserves verdict on treason case against Pervez Musharraf 

It will be announced on November 28

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November 19, 2019


Supreme Court wants to know why the treason trial against Pervez Musharraf has been delayed

The court was hearing a treason case against the former president

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March 7, 2019


Interpol has declined Pakistan’s request to bring back Musharraf, interior secretary tells court

The prosecution’s counsel, Akram Sheikh, excused himself from pursuing the case any further. The court accepted his request

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August 29, 2018


No law can stop treason case against Pervez Musharraf: Nawaz Sharif

Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif criticized ex-military dictator Pervez Musharraf on Friday for not appearing in the treason case hearings. Sharif, speaking to media outside the accountability court, said that Musharraf cannot escape from the treason trial. “An elected prime minister is appearing in case hearings while a dictator is an absconder,” he said. The…

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May 25, 2018


PAT submits petition for treason case against Sharif

Pakistan Awami Tehreek filed a petition in Lahore High Court seeking treason case against former prime minister Nawaz Sharif over his statements regarding 2008 Mumbai attacks. The application was submitted by PAT leader Khurram Nawaz Gandapur. It was stated that Nawaz Sharif’s statements regarding 2008 Mumbai Attacks is equal to committing treason. The former prime…

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May 14, 2018


Trump accuses his former adviser of ‘losing his mind’

US President Donald Trump congratulates Stephen Bannon during the swearing-in of senior staff in the East Room of the White House MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images NEWS DESK: President Donald Trump has slammed former adviser Steve Bannon, claiming the political strategist had “lost his mind,” after he was quoted calling a Trump campaign meeting “treasonous”, reported The…

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January 4, 2018


LHC dismisses plea against ex-President Asif Ali Zardari

LAHORE: The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Friday dismissed a petition, seeking directions for registration of a treason case against former president Asif Ali Zardari, due to non-prosecution. LHC Chief Justice Syed Mansoor Ali Shah heard the petition filed by Maqsood Ahmad Awan. The petitioner had submitted that the former president committed treason by levelling…

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October 21, 2016


Sharif Brothers working against national solidarity: Qadri

LAHORE: Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) Chairman Dr. Tahir-ul-Qadri Friday said the ruling family is directly involved in activities that run counter to the national solidarity. Addressing a press conference here, he demanded Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to answer all allegations he leveled against Sharif Brothers on the floor of National Assembly. He began his press…

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September 9, 2016


PTI announces rallies in Lahore, Karachi

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman, Imran Khan, has announced that his party would hold a public meeting in Karachi’s Nishtar Park on Sept 6. Khan says the rally will be held to express solidarity with the country and to condemn Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain’s anti-Pakistan speech. I invite all Pakistanis to join…

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August 31, 2016


LHC full court to hear petition against MQM chief

LAHORE: Chief Justice Lahore High Court (LHC), Justice Manzoor Ahmed Malik, Monday constituted full bench to hear a petition seeking registration of treason case against Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain over his anti-army speech, Samaa reported. According to Samaa correspondent, the petition was filed by Aftab, a citizen of Lahore, who stated that…

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July 27, 2015


MQM calls for treason case against Lal Masjid cleric

KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) on Sunday called for a nationwide crackdown on terrorists in the wake of a deadly Taliban attack on Army Public School in Peshawar. The demand was made at a massive protest organized by the MQM in front of Karachi Press Club. Addressing the gathering, MQM leader Qamar Mansoor said his…

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December 21, 2014


LHC moved to try Sheikh Rashid for treason

LAHORE: A petition was filed in the Lahore High Court (LHC) on Friday seeking registration of treason case against chief of Awami Muslim League (AML), Sheikh Rashid Ahmed, Samaa reported. According to Samaa correspondent, Imtiaz Ahmed, a common citizen, petitioned the court seeking the seasoned politician’s trial for ‘treason’ blaming him for inciting violence. The…

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November 28, 2014


Hamid resigns after being included in treason trial

ISLAMABAD: Zahid Hamid Friday tendered his resignation as federal minister for science and technology, Samaa reports. The Prime Minister House has confirmed that his resignation has been received. The resignation comes after a special court accepted former military ruler General (retd) Pervez Musharraf’s plea to include three others including Hamid in the treason trial. Later,…

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November 21, 2014


Musharraf treason case verdict reserved

ISLAMABAD: The Special Court on Friday reserved the judgement on dismissing the high treason case against former president General (retd) Pervez Musharraf and including others as parties in the case till November 21. A three-judge bench headed by Justice Faisal Arab resumed hearing of the case today during which Musharraf's counsel Barrister Farogh Naseem submitted…

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October 31, 2014


Musharraf treason case hearing again postponed

ISLAMABAD: The hearing of high treason case against former President Pervez Musharraf has been adjourned; the special court will announce the date of next hearing on Tuesday. It should be mentioned here that the judges, viewing the volatility of the situation in the federal capital, postponed the hearing without being solicited to do so. The…

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September 2, 2014


Treason case against Khan, Qadri registered

ISLAMABAD: The federal government has registered treason case Monday against PTI and PAT leaders Imran Khan and Dr Tahirul Qadri respectively, Samaa reports. The case was lodged at Pak Secretariat police station. Several sections and clauses including section 124-A pertaining to treason have been penned down in the FIR.  Both Khan and Qadri were also…

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September 1, 2014


Musharraf: traitor or not?

The seemingly invincible finally broke down. The judiciary proved it’s indeed supreme. Round of applause for the brave souls who dared to stand up to a dictator cum traitor like Pervez Musharraf. While I am happy that our judiciary is now ‘free’, I wish the justice imposed by the courts wasn’t subjective. Yes, leaders should…

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March 31, 2014


Surprise ahead in Musharraf treason case today: Kasuri

Staff ReportISLAMABAD: Former President General (rtd.) Pervez Musharraf is scheduled to appear today before a three-member special court hearing high treason case against him. The court may issue non-bailable warrant, in case he does not appear.Islamabad police readied a rigorous security plan for the high profile case being heard this morning by a special court…

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February 18, 2014


Treason court summons Musharraf on Feb 7

Staff Report ISLAMABAD: Special tribunal on Friday dismissed former president Pervez Musharraf’s plea seeking permission to fly abroad for treatment in high treason case. In its decision, the court issued bailable arrest warrant for the former army chief and put off the hearing till February 7. The court ordered that Musharraf must be produced before…

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January 31, 2014


Court resumes treason case against Musharraf today

Staff ReportISLAMABAD: Special court constituted to try former president Pervez Musharraf for treason will resume its proceeding today, SAMAA reported Tuesday.In yesterday’s hearing, Musharraf’s counsel Anwar Mansoor contended pertaining to ‘flaws’ in government’s notification issued for the constitution of special court. He argued that singling out Musharraf is violation of the Constitution and international human…

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January 21, 2014