Musharraf charge-sheeted in Benazir Bhutto's murder case

Islamabad, Aug 20 (IANS) An anti-terrorism court (ATC) in Pakistan Tuesday formally charge-sheeted former president Pervez Musharraf in the 2007 assassination of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto, lawyers said.

Musharraf, who was president when Benazir Bhutto was assassinated, rejected the charges and termed them as politically-motivated, reported Xinhua.

The former president was presented in the court under tight security.

Benazir was assassinated in a suicide attack and firing in Rawalpindi Dec 27, 2007, after she addressed an election campaign rally.


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