Musharraf’s name placed on ECL
ISLAMABAD— Former president Pervez Musharraf ’s name was put on the Exit Control List over his involvement in several cases on Saturday.
The Interior Ministry has sent a notification to the Federal Investigation Agency Immigration in this regard.
On Friday, the Sindh High Court had ordered Musharraf to not leave the country without seeking prior permission of the courts concerned.
Justice Sajjad Ali Shah Shah had also granted a 21- day extension to Musharraf in the Benazir Bhutto assas-
Musharraf arrived in Karachi on March 24 after four years in self-exile to contest the upcoming general
elections under the banner of his party, the All Pakistan Muslim League.
He has filed his nomination papers for the National Assembly from three constituencies - NA-250 (Karachi), NA-32 (Chitral) and NA-48 (Islamabad). According to a private television channel, the Interior Ministry on Saturday issued directives to the immigration authorities to put Musharraf’s name on the Exit Control List (ECL).
Musharraf is now leading his own political party the All Pakistan Muslim League (APML), and will contest for parliamentary seats in the May 11 elections.
sination and Nawab Akbar Bugti case to appear and surrender before the trial courts.