Former Pakistani leader Pervez Musharraf defies court order to appear

By Pamela Constable, January 1, 2014

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Former president Pervez Musharraf, accused of high treason by Pakistan’s current government, failed to appear in court Wednesday for the second time in two weeks to face a formal indictment, while a testy exchange between his attorneys and a panel of judges added a new round of drama to the closely watched case.

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