Death for Pervez Musharraf overturned

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Updated 14 January 2020

Death for Pervez Musharraf overturned

January 14: The News report by Amir Riaz states that the Lahore High Court (LHC) on Monday declared the formation of a special court, which tried the former dictator Pervez Musharraf on charges of high treason and handed him death penalty, as unconstitutional, resulting in annulment of his capital punishment.

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Pakistan’s Supreme Court rejects Musharraf appeal to have treason conviction tossed, says he must surrender first

Updated 18 January 2020

Pakistan’s Supreme Court rejects Musharraf appeal to have treason conviction tossed, says he must surrender first

January 18: RT states that the Pakistani Supreme Court has shot down a bid by former military ruler Pervez Musharraf to overturn a guilty verdict in his long-running treason case, arguing that he must turn himself in to authorities before making any appeal.

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