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Pervez Musharaf passes away

Pervez Musharaf passes away

Dubai, Feb 5(UNI) Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharaf has passed away at a hospital in Dubai after prolonged illness.
He was 79 years old and hospitalised due to ill-health since the past two months.
Gen. Musharaf had served as the 10th Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee from 1998 to 2001 and the senventh Chief of Army Staff from 1998 to 2007.
Gen. Musharraf was the president of Pakistan after he assumed power post a military coup in 1999.
He had been declared a fugitive in the former prime minister Benazir Bhutto murder case and Red Mosque cleric killing case. He was facing a 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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