Major General Asif Ghafoor issued a statement following the decision of the high treason case against former president Genereal retired Pervez Musharraf on Tuesday, said “the decision given by special court has been received with lot of pain and anguish by rank and file of Pakistan Armed Forces”.
The director general of Inter-Services Public Relations’ statement issues after a meeting of the top military leadership at the General Headquarters in Rawalpindi.
An ex-Army Chief, Chairman Joint Chief of Staff Committee and President of Pakistan, who has served the country for over 40 years, fought wars for the defense of the country can surely never be a traitor,” said the ISPR statement.
“The due legal process seems to have been ignored including constitution of special court, denial of fundamental right of self defense, undertaking individual specific proceedings and concluding the case in haste.”
The statement ends with,
“Armed Forces of Pakistan expect that justice will be dispensed in line with Constitution of Islamic Republic of Pakistan.”
The special court has announced death sentence to former president general (retd) Pervez Musharraf for high treason case on Tuesday.
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