ISLAMANAD: Banned Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) and Al-Qaeda may attempt to assassinate former president Pervez Musharraf, Interior Ministry reported on Monday. Meanwhile the counsel of Parvez Musahrraf, Ahmed Raza Kasuri has said his client would not appear before the court today (Tuesday) due to security concerns.
In a letter sent to defense secretary, PM and president, the Interior Ministry stated that the retired general was facing life threats.
The ministry said that Musharraf may be targeted by his own men the way slain Punjab governor Salman Taseer was gunned down by his security guard.
The letter stated that an assassination plot was also made to attack Musharraf’s vehicle while he left for court from hospital.
Meanwhile the counsel of former president general (retd) Pervez Musharraf, Ahmed Raza Kasuri says his client will not appear before the special court today (Tuesday).
Kasuri said his client would not appear until the court provided fool-proof security.
It is worthy to mention that Musharraf is due to appear before special court in high treason case today (Tuesday). The court will indict him high treason case and will read out the charge sheet against the former dictator.