Arrested chief justice brands Musharraf as brutal

Angela Balakrishnan and agencies
Wednesday January 30, 2008
Guardian Unlimited

Pakistan’s ousted chief justice today denounced the president, Pervez Musharraf, as an “extremist general” who believed in “brutal justice” for sacking 60 top judges and keeping him under house arrest for the past three months.Iftikhar Mohammed Chaudry, who was sacked when Musharraf declared emergency rule last November, said in a letter to western leaders that his wife and three children, one of whom has special needs, were even forbidden from going on to the front lawn of their home in Islamabad as it was occupied by police.

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