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Benazir Bhutto assassination: Musharraf declared fugitive, 2 cops jailed

A Pakistani anti-terrorism court on Thursday sentenced two police officers to 17 years in jail and declared former military ruler Pervez Musharraf a fugitive in the murder case of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto. The court in the garrison city of Rawalpindi acquitted five accused – all suspected members of the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) – for lack of… Read More »

Who killed Benazir Bhutto? The theories behind the assassination

A Pakistani anti-terrorism court declared former military ruler Pervez Musharraf a fugitive in ex-prime minister Benazir Bhutto’s murder trial Thursday, nearly 10 years after the iconic political figure was gunned down in the streets of Rawalpindi. The court dismissed charges against five alleged Taliban militants accused of being involved in the killing, while two police officers were found guilty… Read More »