Rawalpindi: Pakistan Army has expressed its pain and disappointment over the served verdict in the high treason case against Pervez Musharraf.
The Director General Inter-Services Public Relations Major General Asif Ghafoor through an official statement expressed the Army’s concerns for the verdict. He explained how the Pakistan Army has been feeling after the verdict was being served to the former military ruler General.
The official statement reads as,
“An ex-Army Chief, Chairman Joint Chiefs 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.”
It further stated that “The due legal process seems to have been ignored including constitution of special court, denial of fundamental right of self defence, undertaking individual specific proceedings and concluding the case in haste.”
Statement on decision by Special court about General Pervez Musharraf, Retired. pic.twitter.com/C9UAMT1E4W
— DG ISPR (@OfficialDGISPR) December 17, 2019
It is worth noticing that the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) government had filed the high treason case against Musharraf.
Moreover, on December 03, Pervez Musharraf has issued a video statement from his hospital bed in Dubai. In this video, he could be heard saying that he has served his country will all his heart and love.
“I keep coming and going to the hospital,” he added.
He went on explaining his loyalty to his country in these words, “As for me, the commission can come here, and I can give them a statement. They can come and hear me, see my condition and then decide for themselves. When they return they can give their statement and my lawyer will be heard in the court too and then I hope I will get justice.”