Quetta, December 22: Balochistan high court on Wednesday warned former President Pervez Musharraf to issue red corner notice against him that if he does not appear in court on next hearing in Nawab Akbar Bugti murder case.
Like to tell you that, the Balochistan High Court Divisional Bench reserved its verdict in Nawab Akbar Bugti case which had been filed by the son of slain Nawab Akbar Bugti, Nawabzada Jameel Akbar Bugti and led by his lawyer Suhail Rajput.
Notably, Two-member Divisional Bench of Balochistan High Court comprising Justice Jamal Khan Mandokhail and Justice Zaheeruddin Kakar declared on Wednesday.
Whereas, the lawyer of Pervez Musharraf, Akhtar Shah told the court that his client Musharraf was ready to appear in court, however, due to his fragile health, he had to continue doctors check up. He told security reason was also caused non-appearance of his client before court. Shah said that the former president was returning to the country on March 23, 2017, and he would subsequently attend court hearings.
The court asked Musharraf lawyer when his client would appear before court upon which the lawyer replied on March 23, on which the Bench remarked, how his client would appear on a holiday.
The BHC Division Bench asked Musharraf lawyer to give exact date of his client appearance before court, otherwise, court would issue red warrants against Musharraf.
Meanwhile, Musharraf during a talk show on Dunya News on Monday revealed that former Pakistani army chief Gen Raheel Sharif helped him to leave the country. He further said that the court of Pakistan works under the influence of Pakistani army.
Notably, Nawab Akbar Bugti was killed in an operation in Balochistan's Kohlu district on August 26, 2006. Bugti's son had named Musharraf, former prime minister Shaukat Aziz, former interior minister Aftab Ahmed Khan Sherpao, former governor Balochistan Owais Ahmed Ghani, and senior officials in the murder of his father. Bugti had led an armed campaign to press for provincial autonomy and a greater share of profits from Balochistan's natural resources.