BHC admits petition challenging acquittal of Musharraf, others

QUETTA: Balochistan High Court while admitting a petition filed by Jamil Bugti son of Nawab Akbar Bugti has admitted for regular hearing here Tuesday and called record form the concerned Court.

Balochistan High Court held preliminary hearing of petition filed by Jamil Bugti challenging decision of Anti Terrorism Court acquitting former President Pervez Musharraf and others in Nawab Bugti murder case here today.

Lawyer of petitioner said that decision of acquittal of accused nominated in the case is not according got law and High Court should declare it null and void.

After listening to stance of petitioner, High court admitted the petition for regular hearing and issued notices to Pervez Musharraf, former Interior Minister Aftab Ahmed Sherpao and former Home Minister Shoaib Nosherwani and called recorded from the ATC.

It is added here that ATC had acquitted Pervez Musharraf and others after hearing of cases for six years.