Musharraf decides not to appear before Supreme Court: sources
LAHORE: Former president Pervez Musharraf has determined to not seem ahead of the Best Court docket, Geo Information reported bringing up assets, after the apex court docket ordered him to go back to Pakistan by way of 2pm on June 14.
The Best Court docket previous nowadays heard a case filed by way of Musharraf in 2015 towards the rejection of his nomination papers within the 2013 common elections, at its Lahore Registry.
Leader Justice Mian Saqib Nisar ordered the previous president to go back to the rustic by way of 2pm on Thursday. “The decision might be introduced in compliance with the regulation upon Musharraf’s failure to practice the orders,” he remarked.
The apex court docket famous that it was once no longer certain to conform to any prerequisites set forth by way of Musharraf.
“Musharraf was once confident he would get coverage however we aren’t certain to factor a written assurance to him,” seen Leader Justice Nisar.
The Best Court docket, on June 7, had ordered the previous president to seem ahead of it and confident he would no longer be arrested upon look.
Leader Justice Nisar had remarked that the apex court docket would go an order making sure government not to arrest Musharraf ahead of his look in court docket.
“He [Musharraf] will have to come [to the court] if he’s a commando. Like politicians, he will have to no longer stay claiming he’s going to go back.”
The manager justice had additional seen that the scrutiny of Musharraf’s nomination papers for the approaching Basic Election 2018 would no longer be allowed if he failed to go back to Pakistan.
“What does Musharraf want coverage from and what’s he so fearful of? How is a [brave] commando so afraid?”
Musharraf’s attorney had knowledgeable the court docket that his shopper was once keen to stand the treason fees if he was once given the ensure to be safe.
“My shopper is in poor health and a clinical board has to inspect him,” the attorney had mentioned. To this, the manager justice had spoke back that the court docket would order the charter of a clinical board.
“Musharraf can come again to Pakistan in an air ambulance, and we will be able to order the charter of a clinical board,” Leader Justice Nisar had remarked.
The attorney had contended that Musharraf’s nomination papers have been rejected in mild of the Sindh Prime Court docket verdict. He had argued that the decision were introduced in his shopper’s absence and asked the court docket to revive his shopper’s candidature.
Particular court docket shaped in top treason case
A unique court docket bench was once shaped on Wednesday headed by way of Leader Justice Lahore Prime Court docket Yawar Ali Khan within the top treason case towards former president Musharraf.
The particular court docket bench can even come with Justice Nazar Akbar.
President Mamnoon Hussain licensed the formation of the two-member particular court docket.
Musharraf has no longer visited Pakistan since leaving for Dubai in March 2016.
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