ISLAMABAD: A local court on Friday adjourned till Monday hearing of a bail application filed by former president Pervez Musharraf in Ghazi Abdur Rasheed murder case, media reported.
Additional Session Judge Wajid Ali heard today Pervez Musharraf’s application seeking bail in a case filed against the former army chief by Haroon Rasheed, the son of Lal Masjid cleric Ghazi Abdur Rasheed who was killed in 2007 army action.
Advocate Tariq Asad, the counsel of Haroon Rasheed, appeared before the judge and sought more time to prepare for the contention. He said that he wanted to provide more evidences to the court as one more witness of the case has emerged.
Musharraf’s counsel Ilyas Siddiqui Advocate contended that if someone is not ready for arguments, the accused should not ultimately suffer in the jail.
He said that under the new judicial policy a bail plea should be disposed of within five days, however, the court has not delivered its verdict on Mushrraf’s application even after 17 days.
Later, allowing the complainant’s lawyer to carry on his arguments, the court adjourned the hearing of bail application till Nov 4.
Meanwhile, the same court adjourned the trial of Ghazi Abdur Rasheed murder case without any proceeding till Nov 11.