March 1, 2024, 9:20 pm

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2023-02-06 17:41:32 BdST

Pakistan’s former president Pervez Musharraf passes away

Pakistan’s former president General (retired) Pervez Musharraf passed away Sunday after a prolonged illness at the age of 79 at a hospital in Dubai.

According to the report, he was undergoing treatment for an ailment at a hospital in Dubai.

Musharraf was born on August 11, 1943, in Delhi and completed his early education at St Patrick's High School in Karachi. The former president pursued higher education at Forman Christian College in Lahore.

Musharraf has been declared a fugitive in the former prime minister Benazir Bhutto murder case and Red Mosque cleric killing case.

The former president, living in Dubai since 2016, was facing the treason case for suspending the Constitution in 2007.

The former military ruler had left for Dubai in March 2016 for medical treatment and had not returned since.

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