QUETTA: The Anti Terrorist Court (ATC) allowed former president Pervaiz Musharraf not to appear before the court in the Nawab Akbar Bugti murder case, following the application submitted by Musharraf’s lawyer, seeking a one-day exepmtion.
Advocate Akhtar Shah, counsel for Mushaffar, submitted an application in the court on Tuesday seeking a one-day exemption for his client on ground of ill health. The ATC judge accepted the application and granted exemption to the former president from appearing before the court on Wednesday.
Officials of the Balochistan health department informed the court that medical team were formed to coduct a check-up of the former president. They assured the court that the medical report about Musharraf’s heath would be presented before the court after his check-up.
The court adjourned the case till March 17.