Rezaul H Laskar
Islamabad, Feb 7 (PTI) Pakistan''s former presidentPervez Musharraf was today named as an accused in an interimchargesheet filed by prosecutors in an anti-terrorism courtconducting the trial of suspects charged with involvement inassassination of ex-premier Benazir Bhutto.
Musharraf, who has been living in self-exile inBritain since early 2009, was named as an accused in theinterim challan or chargesheet filed by the federalinvestigation agency in the anti-terrorism court inRawalpindi, the state-tv reported.
There was no official word on the development.
A report by a UN commission that probed the Bhuttoassassination had blamed Musharraf for failing to takeadequate steps to provide security to former premier.
Bhutto was killed by a suicide attacker in Rawalpindiin December 2007 during an election rally in Rawalpindi.Musharraf was then President of Pakistan.
The anti-terrorism court is conducting the trial offive suspects linked to the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan whohave been charged with involvement in Bhutto''s assassination.