Supreme Court allows Pervaiz Musharraf to leave Pakistan
ISLAMABAD: Supreme Court has rejected the plea of federal government for not removing the name of Pervaiz Musharraf from Exit Control List and allowed former president to leave Pakistan.
As per details, SC larger bench headed by CJP Anwar Zaheer heard the plea of federal government regarding Musharraf name in ECL here at Wednesday.
Barrister Farukh Naseem took plea in court that Musharraf is suffering from severe pain in legs and waist and he wants to go abroad for his medical treatment while Special Court did not ban the visit of Musharraf to abroad.
Attorney General took plea in court that the name of former president had been included in ECL on the verdict of court. Attorney General was questioned by Justice Khaliji Arif that if court did not give any verdict in this regard then what wold be federal government stance?
Responding to the question of Justice Khalji, Attorney General repeated his stance saying that his duty is to implement the court orders. Justice Saqib said in his remarks that federal government want to place all the responsibility on court.
After hearing the arguments of both sides, SC dismissed the appeal of federal government for not removing the name of former president from ECL and upheld the verdict of Sindh HC in this regard.