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Monday, 14 September 2009

No one can touch me”, says Pervez Musharraf

Former President Gen. (Retd) Pervez Musharraf has made it clear Khadim-e-Haramain Sharifain King Shah Abdullah Abdul Aziz assured him Former PM and Quaid Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N) Mian Mohammad Nawaz Sharif would not touch him under article 6 of the constitution.
Talking to different Private TV Channel, he said, he would expect justice from chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhary if he was tried under article 6 of the constitution. He said if he was tried under article 6 then he would also ask the Supreme Court to try those judges who assisted him. He said he is ready to appear before the Supreme Court.
He said he had taken the steps on November 03 with consultation of 9 corps commanders, Director General Inter Service Intelligence (ISI) and current Chief of Army Staff, then time Premier, cabinet members and Governors and no one can touch him.
Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhary had already made his mind to declare him null in case challenging his eligibility for the Presidential election therefore the bench of judges was changed thrice, he alleged.
Before taking steps of November 03, he said, he met 9 corps commanders, DG ISI and current Chief of the Army Staff Gen. Ashfaq Pervez Kiyani, then times Governors and they had recommended him to do this. He said his Government and army both responsible for November 03 steps, he said.
Answering to a question, he said, the country’s situation before military coup on October 12, 2009 was deteriorated and decision to topple Mian Mohammad Nawaz Sharif’s Government was taken by whole army.
When asked about murder of Former Chief Minister and Governor Balochistan Nawab Akbar Khan Bugti, he said, some elements are keen to run murder case against him but the whole army and intelligence agencies were involved in the operation in which Bugti lost his life.
Replying to another question, the Former President said, he took 2,00,000 dollar for delivering 40 minutes lectures in India and now he is going to US from September 15 to deliver lectures. He said he would be able to purchase house in London after delivering lectures in US.
Replying to another question, he admitted the aid and weapons supplied by US to Pakistan was used to strengthen Pakistan’s defense against India. He said the US forces wanted to seize Pakistan’s nukes after 9/11 incident.
When asked about nuclear scientist Dr. Abdul Qadeer, the Former President said, he did so much for Pakistan and it is not right he (Musharraf) had asked him to tender apology before the nation.

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