Permanent arrest warrant for Musharraf

The Rawalpindi Anti-Terrorist Court (ATC) on Saturday reissued the arrest warrants against former President General (Rtd) Pervez Musharraf in the Benazir Bhutto murder case. The arrest warrants will be valid till his arrest.The court also asked for complete details of the former president’s property. in Pakistan. 

The case was heard in the Adiyala Jail by ATC special Judge Rana Nisar Ahmed. The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) had requested the court to issue a permanent warrant for Pervez Musharraf. The FIA also requested for the confiscation of Musharraf’s property.

During the hearing, DG FIA Malik Iqbal apologised for attempting to change the investigation officer in the Benazir Bhutto murder case. He moreover told the court that Khalid Rasool was still heading the investigation in the case.

Director FIA informed the court in hearing that the case investigation officer Khalid Rasool has been restored and other court orders have also been implemented and requested for withdrawal of the contempt charges. The court adjourned the hearing till June 25.

Pak Observer

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