Former president Pervez Musharraf on Wednesday said he would defend himself in Pakistani courts and his lawyers were reviewing the detailed verdict of the Supreme Court regarding his imposition of emergency rule on November 3, 2007, a private TV channel reported.
According to the channel, the former president said he was ready to face all charges levelled against him in court, as he commented on the Supreme Court terming his November 3, 2007 actions unconstitutional and unpardonable.
Also, former Pakistan Cricket Board chairman and close Musharraf confidant Dr Nasim Ashraf told the channel that Musharraf had decided to defend himself if a case was registered against him.
Ashraf President Asif Ali Zardari had not met Musharraf, either in New York or Washington.
He said US lawmakers had warmly welcomed Musharraf during his visit to the US Congress.
Ashraf said, the US lawmakers discussed several issues, including the Afghan situation, with Musharraf during their meetings. He said Musharraf had also advised US leaders not to interfere in Pakistan’s internal matters. Daily Times