Pakistani Courtroom Says Pervez Musharraf A Fugitive In Benazir Bhutto Murder Case : The 2-Manner : Npr

Still, the acquittals of the five alleged militants due to insufficient evidence prompted anger from members of Bhutto’s party.
Bhutto’s son Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, who is now chairman of her party, said they planned to “explore legal options.
The anti-terrorism court sentenced two ex-police officers to prison, acquitted five suspected Islamist militants and labeled former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf a fugitive for failing to appear in court.
Chaudary/APNearly a decade after the assassination of Benazir Bhutto, a special court in Pakistan has handed down a verdict addressing the two-time prime minister’s killing.
“The two ex-officers each were jailed for 17 years and fined nearly $5,000 — one convicted “of mishandling security at the Bhutto rally and the other of mishandling the crime scene,” Reuters reports.

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