Ex Pak Prez Pervez Musharraf hospitalised in Dubai

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oi-Mousumi Dash

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Islamabad, Dec 03: Former Pakistan President General (retd) Pervez Musharraf has been admitted to a hospital in Dubai due to major ailment.

Reportedly, Musharraf suffered cardiac issues and blood pressure related problems.

Pervez Musharraf

The former Pakistan President was living in a self-imposed exile in Dubai since 2016. He was under medical treatment and did not return to his nation since then.

Musharraf is wanted by Pakistan authorities as a case was filed against him in connection to the high treason case.

Pak court to announce judgement in treason case against Pervez Musharraf on Nov 28

However, in November the Islamabad High Court (IHC) paused the special court from announcing the verdict in this matter.

On November 19, a special Pakistani court ended the trial proceedings in the high treason case against the former Pakistan President General for announcing a state emergency on November 3, 2007. Since December 2013 the trial of Musharraf has been pending, this is when he was booked in the case.

Last month, on the petition filed by the Pakistan government that sought an adjournment of the verdict’s announcement as IHC was hearing in this case. Meanwhile, the court has also directed the government to notify new prosecutors by December 5 in the case.

Pervez Musharraf shifted to a Dubai hospital

In 2013, Musharraf failed to appear before the court after repeated summons and directives issued for his arrest by the Federal Investigation Agency. And then, was declared as an absconder.