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Pakistan court lifts travel ban on Musharraf

Pervez Musharraf, former Pakistan military ruler

By: Eastern Eye Staff

IN A relief to Pervez Musharraf, Pakistan’s Supreme Court on Wednesday (March 16) ordered the government to lift a travel ban on the former military ruler who is facing trial in a number of cases, including for high treason. The court ruled that there was no legal bar on foreign travel by 72-year-old Musharraf unless he is stopped by the federal government. The court rejected the appeal by the government against a decision by the Sindh High Court which had also ruled that the former president can leave the country. Musharraf’s lawyer Farogh Naseem told media that the government had…

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