ATC issues arrest warrants for Musharraf, Aziz, Ghani in Bugti murder case

QUETTA: The arrest warrants have been issued by an Anti-Terrorism Court in Quetta for former president Pervez Musharraf, former Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz and former Governor KPK Owais Ghani in a case pertaining to veteran Baloch politician Nawaz Akbar Bughti’s murder in 2006 army operation, a private channel reported on Monday.

The ATC judge Abdul Samad Lasi heard the case on Monday and reserved the verdict.

He issued arrest warrants for Musharraf, Shaukat Aziz and Owais Ghani in the murder case of Akbar Bughti. The killing of Bughti led to widespread unrest in Balochistan.

As the Islamabad High Court (IHC) has approved his trial in the sub-jail in a case pertaining to the detention of Supreme Court judges during 2007 emergency imposed by him, Musharraf has already been put under house arrest at his Chak Shahzad farmhouse.