SHC grants Musharraf’s request for protective bail

KARACHI, March 22: The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Friday granted General (retd) Pervez Musharraf’s request for protective bail in various cases pending against him, DawnNews reported. musharafThe court moreover directed the former president to submit bail money amounting to rupees 100,000. The court’s order comes in the wake of a constitutional petition filed in the SHC by Musharraf’s daughter Ayla Raza on behalf of her father.  The petition requested the court for protective bail so that the former ruler could appear in the trial court to defend himself. The petition said Musharraf  planned to return to the country but apprehended arrest for his alleged involvement in different cases, including Benazir Bhutto’s assassination, Akbar Bugti’ murder and the Lal Masjid operation case in which scores were killed.    ]]>

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