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Pakistan court revokes Musharraf's death sentence

Judges say special court in the case was unconstitutional

Supporters of Pervez Musharraf carry national flags and signs, after a Pakistani court sentenced the former military ruler to death on charges of high treason and subverting the constitution on Dec. 19, 2019.   © Reuters

LAHORE (Reuters) -- A Pakistani high court on Monday revoked a guilty verdict and death sentence handed down to former military ruler Pervez Musharraf for treason, declaring that the formation of the court that sentenced him was unconstitutional, a government law officer said.

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