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Pakistan treason court demands Musharraf medical report

A special court set up to try Pakistan's former military ruler Pervez Musharraf for treason on Monday demanded a medical report after he missed another hearing following a heart complaint. The 70-year-old was rushed to a military hospital on Thursday after falling ill while being taken to hear treason charges against him at the tribunal in Islamabad. Musharraf spent a fifth day in the Armed Forces Institute of Cardiology in Rawalpindi, which neighbours Islamabad, missing the hearing as his lawyers had said he would on Sunday.

Ailing Musharraf will not appear in treason court

A lawyer representing Pakistan's former military ruler Pervez Musharraf said Sunday the retired general would not make a scheduled appearance at his treason trial on Monday because of an ongoing illness. The 70-year-old was rushed to a military hospital on Thursday after developing what a police official called a "heart problem" while being taken to hear treason charges against him at a special tribunal in Islamabad.

Ailing Musharraf will not appear in treason court

A lawyer representing Pakistan's former military ruler Pervez Musharraf said Sunday the retired general would not make a scheduled appearance at his treason trial on Monday because of an ongoing illness. The 70-year-old was rushed to a military hospital on Thursday after developing what a police official called a "heart problem" while being taken to hear treason charges against him at a special tribunal in Islamabad.

Pakistan not immediately lifting Musharraf's travel ban

Pakistan's home ministry on Saturday said they were not immediately lifting a travel ban on former military ruler Pervez Musharraf, who suffered a heart problem on the way to his treason trial earlier this week. The 70-year-old former ruler was taken ill and rushed to a military hospital on Thursday as he was being transported under heavy guard to hear treason charges against him at a special tribunal in Islamabad.

Musharraf's medical reports sent to Britain

Doctors treating Pervez Musharraf have sent his medical reports to experts in Britain, who will determine his further treatment after he suffered a heart problem on the way to his treason trial, his lawyer said Saturday. Pakistan's 70-year-old former ruler was taken ill and rushed to a military hospital on Thursday as he was being transported under heavy guard to hear treason charges against him at a special tribunal in Islamabad.

Pakistan's Musharraf taken to hospital with chest pain, misses trial

By Katharine Houreld ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Former Pakistani military ruler Pervez Musharraf was taken to hospital with chest pains on Wednesday while on his way to face treason charges in a special court in the capital, Islamabad. It was the third time that Musharraf has failed to appear in court to face the charges. The first two times he cited security concerns. Musharraf, 70, seized power in a 1999 military coup when he was army chief. He later became president and ruled until 2008.

Musharraf suffers 'heart problem' on way to treason hearing

Pakistan's former military ruler Pervez Musharraf was rushed to hospital Thursday after suffering a "heart problem" on his way to court, in the latest dramatic twist in his treason trial. The 70-year-old had been summoned to the special tribunal in Islamabad after failing to show up for two previous sessions due to security threats against him. Musharraf's team says the allegations, which relate to his imposition of emergency rule in November 2007, are politically motivated and his lawyers have challenged the authority of the three-judge tribunal.

Musharraf suffers 'heart problem' on way to treason hearing

Pakistan's former military ruler Pervez Musharraf was rushed to hospital Thursday after suffering a "heart problem" on his way to court in the latest dramatic twist in his treason trial. The 70-year-old had been summoned to the special tribunal in Islamabad after failing to show up for two previous sessions due to security threats against him. Jan Mohammad, a senior police official, told the court that Musharraf had fallen ill with a "heart problem" while being transported to the hearing under heavy guard.

Pakistan's Musharraf rushed to hospital with 'heart problem'

Pakistan's former military ruler Pervez Musharraf was rushed to hospital Thursday after suffering a "heart problem" on his way to court for a hearing in his trial for treason, police and an aide said. The 70-year-old had been summoned to the special tribunal after failing to show up for two previous sessions due to security threats against him. Jan Mohammad, a senior police official told the court in Islamabad that Musharraf had fallen ill while being transported to the hearing under heavy security.

Pakistan's Musharraf rushed to hospital with 'heart problem'

Pakistan's former military ruler Pervez Musharraf was rushed to hospital Thursday after suffering a "heart problem" on his way to court for a hearing in his trial for treason, police and an aide said. The 70-year-old had been summoned to the special tribunal after failing to show up for two previous sessions due to security threats against him. ks-sjd-gl/pdw/pdh
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