Pakistan court summons Musharraf in high treason case

Saturday, 14 December 2013 - 19:06

A Pakistani special court yesterday, summoned former military ruler Pervez Musharraf to appear in a high treason case, an offence that could see him face death or life in prison.

The head of the government prosecution team Akram Sheikh told AFP by telephone, that Musharraf has been ordered to appear before the court on December 24th.

It will be the first time in Pakistan's history that a former military dictator will face a treason trial.

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