Pakistan court orders Musharraf”s arrest

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A special Pakistani tribunal has ordered the government to arrest former military ruler Pervez Musharraf and confiscate all his properties as it heard the high treason case against the "proclaimed offender" for imposing emergency rule in the country in 2007.
The 74-year-old former president was indicted in March, 2014 on treason charges for imposing emergency in the country which led to the confinement of a number of superior court judges in their houses and sacking of over 100 judges.
A three-member bench headed by Peshawar High Court Chief Justice Yahya Afridi held its first hearing in the case in eight months.
During the hearing, the interior ministry submitted in the court a report on Musharraf’s properties, stating four of the seven properties are owned by the former president, The Nation reported.
Prosecutor Akram Sheikh asked the court to order Musharraf’s arrest and his production.
Musharraf, who left the country for Dubai in March 2016, was declared a proclaimed absconder by the court in May 2016. 

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