Former President of Pakistan Pervez Musharraf sentenced to death on charges of treason, informs television channel Samaa.
for the first time in Pakistan's history a panel of the special court of three people sentenced the Former President of Pakistan, the death penalty according to article 6 of the Constitution of the country. According to the law, anyone who violates the Constitution " by the use of force or show of force ", are guilty of treason.
Two of the 3 judges gave their vote for the highest measure of retribution.
first it was stated that according to the investigation Musharraf, who served as the leader of the Islamic Republic From 2001 to 2008, he committed treason in 2007, when he imposed a state of emergency and ordered the deprivation of liberty of members of the Supreme court. According to the laws of Pakistan, treason is punishable by death or life imprisonment. Case under the criminal code against Musharraf was initiated in 2013 by the then government.
in March 2016, after the fact, how the Supreme court of Pakistan has expelled the former President from a list of persons banned to leave the country, 72-year-old Musharraf went to the UAE for treatment. Since it is located in Dubai, According to investigators, a fugitive from justice in connection With charges against him for criminal offences.