Monday, January 9, 2012

Gen Pervez Musharraf 'to return to Pakistan'

[ via BBC News Asia

Pakistan's former president, Gen Pervez Musharraf, has said he will return to Pakistan at the end of this month.

He faces arrest on arrival as he is accused of failing to provide adequate security for former PM Benazir Bhutto ahead of her assassination in 2007. However, Gen Musharraf, who denies any wrongdoing, has been living abroad since stepping down in 2008.

Gen Musharraf told the rally in Karachi that he would be in Pakistan from 27 to 30 January and planned to participate in parliamentary elections, which are due by 2013.

He now leads his own political faction, the All Pakistan Muslim League.

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