Musharraf Flees Pakistani Court

    Pakistan's former president and military ruler Pervez Musharraf, center, leaves after appearing in court in Rawalpindi, Pakistan on Wednesday, April 17, 2013. Musharraf appeared in court to seek bail in Benazir Bhutto's assassination case. Pakistan's Supreme Court ordered Musharraf to respond to allegations that he committed treason while in power, and barred him from leaving the country only weeks after he returned. (AP Photo/Anjum Naveed)

    Former president Musharraf leaving court on Wednesday. (Anjum Naveed/AP)

    Who says you can’t go home? Islamabad. Less than a month after returning to his native Pakistan—after five years of exile—former president Pervez Musharraf was seen fleeing court in Islamabad after his bail request was denied. The decision foils the former leader’s plans to contest at least three criminal charges against him—including accusations that he illegally confined more than 60 judges. The former leader of Pakistan fled to London and Dubai after a forced resignation in 2008.

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