Lahore, Dec. 26 : Wajid Shamsul Hassan, Pakistan's High Commissioner to Britain has said that former President General Pervez Musharraf approved TTP chief Baitullah Mehsud's plan assassinate former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto without his consent.
He said that Mehsud would not have been able to do so without Musharaff's consent.
A private television channel reported Hassan, as saying that if Benazir would have been alive, trouble for Musharraf would have doubled.
"Had Benazir been alive, Musharraf would have been facing legal action for murdering former Balochistan governor Nawab Akbar Bugti, and removing the chief justice of Pakistan," The Daily Times quoted Hassan, as saying.
Hassan said Musharraf had offered a much 'bigger' amnesty under the National Reconciliation Ordinance to the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) chief Nawaz Sharif, which allowed him to leave the country easily following the military coup in 1998.