Army seeks high security for Musharraf
Army authorities have demanded in black and white the government to provide robust security to former President Gen (R)Pervez Musharraf , An official in Ministry of Defence on the condition of anonymity has disclosed.
The source said GHQ had written a letter to Ministry of Defence that due to prevailing law and order situation of the country in which they asked the government ex President and former army chief Pervez Musharraf must be provided heavy contingent of security due to life threats against him from different defunct Jihadi outfits including banned Tehrik-i-Talban Pakistan(TTP).
Official told media that after receiving the letter from army authorities Ministry of Defence had further written a letter to Ministry of Interior for provision of fool proof security to Pervez Musharraf due to current environment of Pakistan.
Former President Pervez Musharraf arrived Karachi on Sunday afternoon. After the general elections of 2008, he remained on the slot of President till September 2008 , when sitting President Asif Ali Zardari took oath of his office. He left the country in August 2008 in selfexile. In the period of almost four and half years he stayed at USA, England and Dubai, where he delivered lectures at different renowned universities on ongoing war against terrorism.
He also formed a new political party with the name of All Pakistan Muslim League (APML) as he was become its founder head. New he intends to take part in the 11 May general electioin from the platform of his party.
During his absence, he was nominated in several cases including murders of former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto ,ex Baluchstan’s nationalist leader Nawab Akbar Bugti and operation at Lal Masjid by the various courts of law. The courts had also issued his warrants in some cases.