ISLAMABAD: Former President Pervez Musharraf’s new medical report was presented in Islamabad High Court (IHC) during proceedings of the Abdul Rashid Ghazi murder case, seeking permanent exemption from appearance in the court.
The report was presented by the lawyer for the former president. The defence attorney in his arguments stated that the medical board had stopped Musharraf from travelling.
Musharraf’s lawyer Malik Tahir filed the petition and stated that his client cannot travel as per his medical report therefore; he should be given exemption from appearance.
The plaintiff’s attorney objected to Musharraf’s absence, stating that the former president was giving television interviews so why could he not appear in court?
The Court after hearing arguments of both the parties adjourned the hearing till May 5.