Ex-Pres­i­dent Mushar­raf will be tried for trea­son

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IS­LAM­ABAD | Pak­istan plans to put for­mer Pres­i­dent Pervez Mushar­raf on trial for trea­son for declar­ing a state of emer­gency and sus­pend­ing the con­sti­tu­tion while in power, the in­te­rior min­is­ter said Sun­day.

Gen. Mushar­raf, a for­mer army chief, would be the first mil­i­tary ruler tried for trea­son in a coun­try that has ex­pe­ri­enced three mil­i­tary coups in its 66-year his­tory. He could face the death penalty or life in prison if he is con­victed of trea­son, but some

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