Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf called his treason trial ahead of a court date this week a “political vendetta” and said that army was upset by his treatment, the New York Times reported.
Pakistan’s government will assist courts seeking to implement an arrest warrant for former military leader General Pervez Musharraf , the Information and Broadcasting Minister Firdous Ashiq Awan said.
Former Pakistani military leader Pervez Musharraf was arrested in Islamabad today, a day after fleeing a court where judges had revoked a bail agreement on charges relating to his 2007 declaration of emergency rule.
Pakistan's latest experiment in democracy is closely observed by its Indian neighbor.
The Pakistani chief prosecutor investigating the assassination in 2007 of Benazir Bhutto was shot dead by unidentified gunmen in the capital Islamabad early today as he drove to a hearing.
A Pakistani court indicted former military ruler Pervez Musharraf with high treason for suspending the constitution in 2007, a move that threatens to increase tensions between the army and government.
"Why am I being stopped from taking part in politics."
- Pervez Musharraf on Apr 18, 2013