ISLAMABAD, 16 JUNE: Former President Pervez Musharraf has been indicted by a Pakistani anti-terrorism court over the detention of dozens of judges during the emergency rule he imposed in 2007.
Musharraf, 69, was indicted during a hearing of the case held at his farmhouse in Chak Shahzad yesterday by anti-terrorism court Judge Kausar Abbas Zaidi. He was indicted under provision of the Anti-Terrorism Act and the Pakistan Panel Code. After the charges against him were read out, Musharraf refused to accept them and pleaded not guilty. He filed an application for his acquittal due to lack of evidence. pti