Musharraf Challenges Treason Trial

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December 21, 2013 AT 6:05 AM
Former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf has challenged his trial for high treason, saying he can only be prosecuted under the Army Act and not in a civilian court, a media report said. The former military ruler faces charges of high treason for imposing emergency Nov 3, 2007 that kept the constitution in abeyance, and is due to appear in a special court Dec 24, Dawn News reported.