Musharraf files pre arrest bail application

May 30, 2013 Off By Web Desk

QUETTA: Former President Pervez Musharraf has filed pre arrest bail application in Nawab Bugti murder case with the Anti Terrorism court here Thursday. Court has fixed June 6 for hearing of this application.

It may be recalled here that Nawab Bugti was killed during Pervez Musharraf period. His son Jamil Bugti lodged FIR against Pervez Musharraf, former Balochistan Chief Minister Jam Muhammad Yusuf, the then interior minister Aftab Sherpao, Home Minister Shoaib Nosherwani. Pervez Musharraf was out of country so Aftab Sherpao, Jam Yusuf and Shoaib Nosherwani appeared before the court. After dead of Jam Yusuf his name was struck from the case.

When Pervez Musharraf returned to the country court ordered him to appear before it. Pervez Musharraf filed pre arrest bail in the court. It is expected that hearing of the Nawab Bugti murder case would be held at Islamabad in view of security concerns.