Army says Musharraf can 'surely never be a traitor'.


RAWALPINDI -- The Pakistan Army on Tuesday said the decision given by special court in the General (r) Pervez Musharraf high treason case 'has been received with lot of pain and anguish by rank and file of Pakistan Armed Forces'. 'An ex-army chief, Chairman Joint Chief of Staff Committee and president of Pakistan, who has served the country for over 40 years, fought wars for the defense of the country can surely never be a traitor, ' Major General Asif Ghafoor, the director general of the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), said in a statement. 'The due legal process seems to have been ignored including constitution of special court, denial of fundamental right of self defence, undertaking individual specific proceedings and concluding the case in haste, ' he added. The statement by the ISPR DG comes after sources said a meeting of the top military...

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