ISLAMABAD - The supreme court of Pakistan on Tuesday has directed former military ruler General (retd) Pervez Musharraf to submit his reply on whether he would return to Pakistan or not, by October 11th.
According to private news channel report, while hearing a case regarding the National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO), the top court remarked that the former president would not be arrested until he appears before the Supreme Court.
Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar headed a three-member bench and it assured the counsel for Musharraf, Akhter Shah that Rangers would be deployed for safeguarding the former president.
The chief justice Mian Saqib Nisar also observed that if Musharraf was suffering from the ache in the back, he would be provided treatment in Pakistan as well.
The court then adjourned the hearing till October 11.