Interpol rejected the plea seeking red warrants for Musharraf

ISLAMABAD: A special court set up in the Federal Shariat Court resumed the hearing of the high treason case against the former military ruler and the former President of Pakistan Pervez Musharraf on Wednesday.

The Interior Secretary tells the court that the Interpol has rejected the Pakistani government’s appeal to issue the red warrants of the former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf.

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The Interior Secretary added, “Interpol says that such warrants are not issued in political cases.”

A two-member bench comprising of Justice Yawar Ali and Justice Mazhar Akbar heard the case in Islamabad which pertains to the imposition of extra-constitutional emergency in the country in 2007.

“Submit the copy of the letter in court as we want to maintain transparency in the case. The court wants to finalize the case,” remarked Justice Yawar.

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