Published On: Fri, Dec 20th, 2013
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List of prosecution witnesses names, their statements filed in court in high treason case

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ISLAMABAD: Prosecutor has filed list of prosecution witnesses names and their statements in the special court on behalf of federal government in high treason case against former president Pervez Musharraf.

The list containing names of prosecution witnesses and their statements recorded under section 161 were filed by the public prosecutor in Special Court (SC) on Thursday.

The court was requested to provide the copies of these statements to former president Pervez Musharraf.

The prosecution witnesses whose statements were furnished to the court included deputy secretary cabinet division Seraj Ahmad, Kalim Ahmad, section officer cabinet division, Shahzad, deputy solicitor law ministry, Taj Omar Khan, producer state run TV, Talib Hussain and additional director FIA anti corruption cell Khalid Rasul.

Prosecutor witness Seraj Ahmad said in his statement he works as secretary in cabinet division and he has provided attested copies of PCO November, 3, 2007. The documentary record includes the orders for proclamation of emergency by Pervez Musharraf as chief of army staff and this bears the signature of Pervez Musharraf as chief of army staff. An envelope sent by Aiwan-e-Sadr secretariat is also part of this record. The envelope contains the order related to amendment in PCO No 1 of November, 14, 2007. The record pertaining to orders issued for the judges to take oath on PCO has also been handed over to FIA.

Seraj Ahmad further said in his statement that original record in respect of November, 3, 2007 PCO and other relevant documents are held in his custody which will be provided in the court on the occasion of recording of evidence.

It was said in the statement of prosecution witness Talib Hussain original DVD of the speech delivered by Pervez Musharraf on November, 3, 2007 is available in media library of PTV News and copy of ceremony has been provided to FIA.

Talib Hussain further said that original master tape of Pervez Musharraf bears No 1/126752. The then producer Zafar Iqbal Bangash had recorded speech of Pervez Musharraf.