Pakistan court orders arrest of former president Musharraf

A Pakistani court has ordered the arrest of former president Pervez Musharraf television channels reported.

The former army chief returned to Pakistan last month after nearly four years of self-imposed exile to contest a general election on 11th May, despite the possibility of arrest on various charges and death threats from the Pakistani Taliban.

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Bhutto murder: Prosecutor killed

The lead prosecutor in the case of the former Pakistan prime minister Benazir Bhutto's murder has been shot dead, according to police, the Associated Press has reported.