Arrested Musharraf heads home after court appearance

Television footage showed Musharraf being escorted by uniformed police officers to an Islamabad court. Credit: APTN

Former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf has been allowed to return home after appearing in an Islamabad court following his arrest.

Mr Musharraf was escorted by uniformed officers to an Islamabad court, a day after a judge issued an arrest order for the former army chief.

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