RAWALPINDI: The Director General Inter-Services Public Relations (DG ISPR) Major General Asif Ghafoor shared the statement on the decision by Special court about Former Chief of Army Staff and President of Pakistan General Pervez Musharraf on Tuesday.
DG ISPR Official tweeter handler said “The decision given by special court about General Pervez Musharraf, Retired 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.
The due legal process seems to have ignored including the constitution of special court, denial of fundamental right of self-defense, undertaking individual-specific proceedings and concluding the case in haste.
Armed Forces of Pakistan expected that justice will be dispensed in the with Constitution of Islamic Republic of Pakistan.”
Special Court sentenced Ex Army Chief and Former President of Pakistan Retd General Pervez Musharraf to death for imposing the state of emergency back in 2007.
Article 6 of the Constitution states:
Any person who abrogates or subverts or suspends or hold in abeyance, or attempts or conspires to abrogate or subvert or suspend or hold in abeyance the Constitution by use of force or show force or by any other unconstitutional means shall be guilty of high treason,