CJP asks if Pervez Musharraf is returning to Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: On Tuesday, Chief Justice of Pakistan, Justice Mian Saqib Nisar questioned is former president General (retd) Pervez Musharraf was returning to Pakistan or not.

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The chief justice’s remarks came as he headed a three-member bench hearing the case related to National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO), passed by Musharraf in 2007.

During proceedings, Chief Justice Nisar remarked that Musharraf had left the country making the excuse of back pain and was seen dancing in videos when abroad.

In response to the chief justice’s question, the former president’s counsel, Akhtar Shah, said, “Musharraf can return if restrictions are not imposed on his travel.”

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