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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.

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Prosecutors claim Musharraf was party to Bhutto death

Pervez Musharraf was in power when Benazir Bhutto was killed. Credit: REUTERS/Mian Khursheed

Government prosecutors have accused Pervez Musharraf of being involved in Benazir Bhutto's murder and not providing enough security to the former Pakistan prime minister.

He has denied the allegations.

Police officer Mohammed Ishaq said killed prosecutor Chaudhry Zulfikar was also involved in a case related to the 2008 terrorist attack on the Indian city of Mumbai that killed 166 people.

The attack was blamed on a Pakistan-based militant group.

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