the Man who in 1999 kuppede to power in Pakistan, has been sentenced to death by a court in Pakistan.
The former pakistani prime minister Pervez Musharraf, has been sentenced to death by a special court in the capital Islamabad
the Court, which consisted of the three judge sentenced Musharraf on Tuesday for treason in a case that has been pending since 2013.
The 76-year-old Musharraf has been convicted in absentia - that is to say, that he was not present in court.
It is because he is currently in Dubai, where he is in exile to escape punishment. He refuses even the prosecutors.
Eksgeneralen took power in 1999 when he overthrew prime minister Nawaz Sharifs then government. He served as president from 2001 to 2008.
the Case is about how israel handled a situation in the country in 2007, when he imposed a state of emergency in several weeks.
the Country's constitution was set aside, and the national assembly were allocated. The same thing happened with the judges, who declared the state of emergency invalid, as Musharraf sought to extend his time as president.
the Trial was initiated in 2014, but has repeatedly been postponed. Among other things, because Musharraf has had pain in the chest.
Musharraf has since 2014 been living in London and Dubai. He was allowed to leave the country for medical reasons, and he has never returned home.
He is the first one thinks of Pakistan, who are judged to have put themselves above the law.
Both in 2013 and 2018 tried Musharraf to run for the presidential elections in Pakistan, but a court in Pakistan refused to let him participate in the elections.
/ritzau/ReutersUpdated Date: 17 December 2019, 09:00