JNN 21 Aug 2013 RAWALPINDI – A court in Pakistan charged former military ruler Pervez Musharraf on Tuesday with the 2007 murder of Benazir Bhutto in an unprecedented move likely to anger the army and his supporters , the Number of whom are increasing on daily basis , as they are dejected by the performance of rulers after him . Continue reading
JNN 02 Mar 2013 DUBAI – Pakistan’s former President Pervez Musharraf said on Friday he would return home this month after almost three years in Dubai and take part in a forthcoming parliamentary election.
Parliament is due to be dissolved by March 16, after which an interim administration will take over to oversee the run-up to the election to be held within 90 days.
Musharraf seized power in a 1999 coup and briefly imposed a state of emergency in Pakistan before resigning in 2008.
“I have decided to return to Pakistan within a week of the formation of the interim government,” he told reporters in Dubai, saying he believed this would take place on March 16.
Asked if he planned to run for president, Musharraf said: “The presidency will come at a later stage. Now I’m going back for the parliamentary elections and hope my party does well.”
Some media reports have said Musharraf, who faces the threat of arrest in Pakistan on charges that he failed to provide adequate security to former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto before her assassination in 2007, will seek Saudi help in obtaining guarantees that he will not be detained. As he owes some favours from the Saudi Monarchy on whose Persistence he acquitted the then Prime Minister Nawaf Shariff of Capital Punishment , awarded to him by the Highest Court of the Country On account of treason. And Rather let him go to Saudi Arabia for an Exile of 10 years .
“I don’t see any reason why I should be arrested,” Musharraf said. “We will see what will happen when I land in the airport and take action according to that.”
JNN 04 May 2011 : As per the Interview in 2007 of Benazir Bhutto in which she says the al-Qaeda leader was ‘murdered’ years ago contributes to the uncertainty surrounding US claims about Osama bin Laden’s death. Continue reading