Friday , November 22 2019

Former President Musharraf transferred to farmhouse in Chak Shahzad

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s former president, General retired Pervez Musharraf has been transferred to his farmhouse in Chak Shahzad after it was declared a sub-jail.Former President Musharraf transferred to farmhouse in Chak Shahzad

The doors of the farmhouse were immediately shut after the arrival of the former president.

Musharraf will remain at his farmhouse until his 14 day judicial remand expires on May 4 and he is presented in court for the next hearing of the judges’ confinement case.

The former president will not be allowed to hold any meetings while he is under arrest at his farmhouse without the prior written consent of the Chief Commissioner Islamabad. All laws of regular imprisonment will be applicable on Musharraf while he remains at the farmhouse.

Earlier, Islamabad administration returned SSP Police Islamabad’s request to declare the farmhouse a sub-jail after raising objections over it.

The Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) on Saturday sent former president General (retd) Pervez Musharraf on judicial remand till May 4 and ordered police to present him in the next hearing, Geo News reported.

He was presented in the in-charge judge ATC Kausar Abbas Zaidi’s court.

During Saturday’s brief hearing, the petitioner’s lawyer argued that the accused was presented in the court without the handcuffs which is a malafide action.



Source: thenews