ISLAMABAD: The government submitted its written reply in the Supreme Court regarding its future course of action in initiating a treason case against former president, General (retd) Pervez Musharraf.
The reply was submitted by Deputy Attorney General Muhamamd Ali Zai. The reply states that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has directed the interior secretary to contact DG FIA for the formation of a high-level investigation team. The team will be tasked with probing the November 3, 2007 actions of Pervez Musharraf.
The notification for the treason case was issued by the prime minister’s principal secretary.
On June 24, Prime Minister Sharif announced in the National Assembly that former president, General (retd) Pervez Musharraf will be tried for high treason under article 6 of the Constitution.
Pervez Musharraf faces charges of abrogating the Constitution of Pakistan and detaining judges of the higher judiciary after imposing emergency on November 3, 2007.