Former President of Pakistan Musharraf sentenced to death

He is accused of suspending the Constitution and imposing emergency in 2007.

Бывшему президенту Пакистана Мушаррафу вынесли смертный приговор

Pervez Musharraf.© AP Photo/Anjum NaveedИСЛАМАБАД, 17 Dec. /TASS/. The special court of Pakistan has ruled former President and military leader Pervez Musharraf a death sentence. On Tuesday the newspaper Dawn.

The verdict was handed down by the trial panel of three judges chaired by the head of the Peshawar High court Waqar Ahmad Satha. “Musharraf is found guilty in accordance with article six of the Constitution of Pakistan,” – said during the meeting, Seth.

On 28 November the High court of Islamabad decided to postpone the announcement of the verdict of the Special court, after the examination of the petition filed by the Ministry of internal Affairs of Pakistan, which asked for a delay for the re-analysis of the case. On 19 November, the Special court completed the trial in the case from 2014 about the treason of Musharraf and ruled that the verdict will be announced on 28 November.

The charges against the former President associated with the suspension action of the Constitution and imposition of emergency rule in 2007. General Musharraf was President from 2001 to 2008.

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