PM Imran Khan announces important decision in former President Pervaiz Musharraf death penalty verdict

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PM Imran Khan announces important decision in former President Pervaiz Musharraf death penalty verdict

ISLAMABAD: *PM Imran Khan announces important decision in former President Pervaiz Musharraf death penalty verdict.*

The federal government on Thursday decided to file a reference in the Supreme Judicial Council (SJC) against a Special Court judge, who awarded death sentence to the former president Pervez Musharraf in high treason case.

The decision was taken during a meeting of media strategy chaired by Prime Minister Imran Khan in Islamabad.



Sources said that during the meeting, the legal team of incumbent government raised concern over the words used in the detailed verdict in high treason case against ex-army chief Pervez Musharraf.

The special court verdict has created a sense of anarchy in the country. This verdict negates the law, shariah and human rights, the words used in verdict are unconstitutional and unlawful.

The prime minister vowed not to let stability be affected in the country and any attempt to create conflict among institutions will be foiled, said sources. High Treason Case

The special court on Tuesday awarded death sentence to former president Pervez Musharraf in high treason case against him.

The special court, headed by Justice Waqar Ahmad Seth decided the high treason case with 2-1 split verdict against the former President and Military Chief.

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