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Federal Investigation Agency in Pakistan Arrested Pervez Musharraf in Bhutto-Murder Case

Apr 26, 2013 11:16 IST

The Federal Investigation Agency in Pakistan arrested former President, Pervez Musharraf in relation to the Benazir Bhutto murder case. He was arrested formally by the FIA Deputy Director from his farmhouse in Chak Shahzad.

It is important to note that Chak Shahzad has been declared a sub-jail and he would remain there. On 26 April 2013, he would be produced in the Anti Terrorism court in Rawalpindi.
Musharraf is under the two-week house arrest because of his decision to sack the judges when in November 2007, he imposed emergency rule. The second case in which he has been facing allegations is in Bhutto murder case. Overall, there are three cases for which he is facing allegations, all of which date back to 1999-2008 rule of Musharraf as the Pakistani President.

On 26 April 2013, the FIA will seek physical remand of the former President in the Anti Terrorism court.

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