Published On: Tue, Jan 7th, 2014
Published in Category: Islamabad

COAS approached to try Mush under Army Act

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ISLAMABAD: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) has been approached through a written application to start the case against former president Pervez Musharraf under Army Act.

The application has been sent by advocate Shahjahan in which he has pleaded that case against former president could be heard under article 6 only in military court.

The petitioner has nominated Federal government, Prime Minister (PM) Pakistan and former COAS Gen (rtd) Pervez Musharraf as party in case.

It has been said in application that former president has also serve as COAS and federal government has initiated case against him in Special Court which is unconstitutional and illegal.

Applicant has demanded in his plea from COAS to issue the orders to start the case against Musharraf in military court and to direct federal government to shift the case to a military court.
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