ISLAMABAD (Staff Report) – Supreme Court of Pakistan upheld Sindh High Court’s verdict to remove former President Pervez Musharraf’s name from Exit Control List (ECL).

As per details, Federal government filed a petition in the apex court challenging SHC verdict in Musharraf ECL case.

During the hearing of the case on Wednesday, ex-military ruler’s lawyers informed the court that doctors has suggested his fusion surgery from abroad.

The report was also submitted before the apex that was hearing.

Text of medical report presented in the court:


(Pic: courtesy from Saama News)

General (r) Pervez Musharraf was admitted today in (Dr. Ziauddin) hospital. He was complaining of severe back pain and left leg radiculopathy and numbness. He has these episodes frequently for the last one month and was admitted twice in another hospital in Karachi…. On examination, his straight leg raise and tension sign was positive on the left side. There was weakness on the left dorsiflexion of the foot and he has altered sensation on the left foot as compared to the right…

Considering his severe pain in the lower back and left leg radiculopathy, we gave him an epidural injection single shot… His pain responded to some extent… This is a temperature management for his pain and in my opinion he needs fusion surgery…