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musharrafISLAMABAD: Lawmakers on Monday repeated their call for former military ruler Pervez Musharraf to be arrested and tried for treason on his return home from self-imposed exile in Dubai.

Musharraf has said he will return next Sunday to contest elections that are expected in May.

"I am arriving in Pakistan on March 24th. I need your support," Musharraf said on his Facebook page early Monday, but lawmakers demanded his immediate arrest.

Musharraf is wanted in Pakistan over the assassination of former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto in a gun and suicide attack after an election rally in Rawalpindi.

"A senate resolution adopted in January last year is very clear that he should be arrested and prosecuted," senator Raza Rabbani of Pakistan People's Party (PPP), told AFP.

"It is the expression of the will of the lawmakers."

The resolution adopted unanimously by the upper house demanded Musharraf's arrest and institution of a treason case against the former dictator, who seized power in a bloodless coup in 1999.

The maximum penalty for treason is hanging.

Copyright AFP (Agence France-Presse), 2013


 



 
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