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“I was treated unjustly”, Musharraf says in a video message

Ahmed Mansoor Reporter

04th Dec, 2019. 09:50 am
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Musharraf's video message from Dubai

Pakistan former military dictator General Pervez Musharraf delivers his latest video message from the American Hospital Dubai.

In his message on Tuesday, he said, “I’ve served Pakistan all my life and I am being tried for treason.”

Former army chief General (R) Pervez Musharraf says in the video message that he was very ill.

“I keep coming and going to the hospital,” he said.

The ex-army chief said that his version wasn’t being heard.

“Even my lawyer Salman Safdar is not being heard by the court,” he says. “I have fought wars for Pakistan and served my country for 10 years.”

Musharraf also says that he is ready to record his statement with the commission provided they come to Dubai.

“As for me, the commission can come here, I can give them a statement. They can come and hear me, see my condition and then decide for themselves. When they return they can give their statement and my lawyer will be heard in the court too and then I hope I will get justice,” he said.

Musharraf said that he was being treated unjustly.

Earlier, Former president, Pervez Musharraf hasd been admitted to a Dubai hospital owing to serious health issues, reports said on Monday.

Pervez Musharraf had gone to Dubai in 2016 to “seek medical treatment” and has not returned to the country despite court orders. He has already been declared an absconder.

The high treason case proceedings against him are expected to resume on Dec 5.

According to the medical reports, the former president is suffering from heart problem and having blood pressure issue.

He was booked in the treason case in December 2013 and was indicted for high treason by a special court in March 2014. The lawyer of the former president, during the hearing of the case, had said that his client is having severe health issues and will return to the country when he will feel good and doctors advise him to travel.

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