Islamabad High Court sends notices to abettors of High Treason Case

Islamabad High Court sends notices to abettors of High Treason Case

ISLAMABAD, May 12 (APP): The Islamabad High Court (IHC)

Thursday re-issued notices to all respondents in the plea to modify

its earlier order to re-investigate the role of abettors in High

Treason case.


The federal government had filed review petition against IHC

division bench's order on the write petition moved by former Prime

Minister Shaukat Aziz, then law Minister Zahid Hamid, and former

chief justice of Pakistan Abdul Hameed Dogar.


They challenged Special Court order to try them as abettor in

the high treason case initiated against former President, General

(retd) Pervaiz Musharraf on the act of imposition emergency in the

country on November 3, 2007.


Additional Attorney General, (AAG) argued before the bench

that in its detailed order IHC division bench while directing to re-

investigate the role of abettors in treason case remarked that

earlier investigation would be defected, which was redundant, he



He said federation had no issue with the rest of the order but

with the said remarks of the bench which was contradicted with its

own order and requested the court to review it.


Subsequently, the bench re-issued notice to respondents to

present their stance on the matter and adjourned the case for

indefinite time.


It is pertinent to mention here that in its order the IHC

directed the investigation agency or JIT whatever would be assigned

by federal government for the re investigation on the role of

abettors, afterward the federation moved review petition objecting

the remarks of the court in its detailed order dated November 10,