The anti-terrorism court of Pakistan declares former president Pervez Musharraf a fugitive in ex-pm Benazir Bhutto murder case. Benzair Bhutto was shot dead during a rally in 2007 in Rawalpindi and at that time Musharraf’s government had blamed Talibans and Pakistani Taliban chief Baitullah Mehsud for the murder. Musharraf was charged with Bhutto’s murder in 2013 but he has been in Dubai since 2014. Court has ordered all of Musharraf’s property to be confiscated.
Five men who were charged with the murder as talibans have been acquitted by the court. Court also convicted two policement of “mishandling” the crime scene and sentenced them to 17 years in jail with a 4,700 USD fine on top of it. The court has commented that Musharraf is absconding.