Musharraf verdict creating distances, pushing country towards conflict: Sheikh Rashid.


ISLAMABAD -- The Musharraf high treason verdict is creating distances and pushing Pakistan towards conflict, said Railways Minister Sheikh Rashid on Tuesday.

A special court handed former army chief General (r) Pervez Musharraf the death penalty for abrogating the constitution and imposing a state of emergency on November 3, 2007.

"The decision is creating distance and putting us on a path that will lead to conflict. Those who looted Pakistan are getting bail while those who served the country are being convicted," he said.

Rashid said that Prime Minister Imran will have a look at the entire situation when he returns. The railways minister said that such incidents didn't go away easily.

"If you insult an institution which is carrying the entire country, it will react," he said.

The AML chief lashed out at opposition leaders, saying that all of them had become politicians...

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