Former Leader Of Pakistan Is Freed On Bail

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November 07, 2013 AT 4:19 AM
Pakistan - Pakistan's former military ruler, Pervez Musharraf, was freed on bail Thursday after six months under house arrest. "Islamabad's commissioner issued the release order at 10:30 a.m. today," said Aasia Ishaque, a spokeswoman for Mr. Musharraf's party, the All Pakistan Muslim League, referring to the top district official. However, he is barred from traveling abroad without court permission, Ms. Ishaque said. He faces an array of criminal charges, including involvement in the deaths of former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, the nationalist politician Akbar Khan Bugti and a religious leader, Abdul Rashid Ghazi.