Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Mach Jail awaits Musharraf, says officials

QUETTA: Prisons officials are getting ready to detain former president General (r) Pervez Musharraf in Mach Jail as an under-trial prison facing murder charges. The former president is wanted in the Nawab Mohammad Akbar Bugti murder case along with his accomplices, including his former handpicked prime minister Shaukat Aziz and Balochistan chief minister Jam Mir Mohammad Yousaf.Nawab Bugti was ambushed and killed on his way from the Bugti Hills to Marri Hills on August 26, 2006. The prisons authorities are also assessing an option to keep Musharraf in the District Jail, Quetta, but due to high security facilities available at Mach, it is expected that the former president will be detained at the central prison.

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