Musharraf challenges special court as unconstitutional.


LAHORE -- Former president retired Gen Pervez Musharraf on Saturday approached the Lahore High Court seeking a stay order for the proceedings against him by a special court in the high treason case. This court is due to announce its verdict in the case on December 17.

A petition filed by him says that the formation of the special court - that has reserved its verdict in the treason trial against him - as 'unconstitutional'.

The special court had declared that the verdict would not be delayed beyond this date. 'If anyone has any problem about this matter, he could examine the decision announced by the Supreme Court (SC),' the judge had remarked.

The ex: president is facing high treason trial under Article 6 of the Constitution as well as Section 2 of the High Treason...

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