|Justice Iftikhar rejects Musharraf blames to justify emergency|
ISLAMABAD: De-Jure Chief Justice Iftikhar Chaudhry has rejected the blames leveled
by President General Pervez Musharraf to justify declaration of emergency.
The rulers had feared that Supreme Court would give decree in Musharraf eligibility contrary
to their wishes so they imposed emergency in the country, Justice Iftikhar said.
Iftikhar Chaudhry was addressing the lawyers first time after imposition of the
He said that the charges framed by President Musharraf against Supreme Court
are baseless and unfounded. Declaration of emergency has damaged the
constitution, he said, adding that Supreme Court had always worked within