Musharraf’s mother admitted to Sharjah hospital

A spokesperson of Musharraf’s All Pakistan Muslim League said his 95-year-old mother was rushed to W.W.Wilson Hospital in a serious condition.


Asma Ali Zain

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Published: Sat 29 Mar 2014, 6:36 PM

Last updated: Fri 3 Apr 2015, 8:38 PM

The Dubai-based mother of the former military ruler of Pakistan, Pervez Musharraf has been rushed to hospital in a serious condition.

Zahra Musharraf, mother of Gen. Pervez Musharraf at the W. Wilson Hospital in Shajrah on Saturday. – KT photo by M. Sajjad

A spokesperson of Musharraf’s All Pakistan Muslim League (APML) told Khaleej Timeson Saturdaythat his 95-year-old mother was in a serious condition and was being rushed to W.W.Wilson Hospital.

“She is a heart patient and has been admitted to the ICU now,” said the spokes person.

She had been rushed to hospital two days ago but had recovered.

“Please pray for Gen Musharraf’s mother. She has been taken to the W.Wilson hospital in Sharjah in serious condition 10 minutes ago,” read a message from the spokesperson.

A high-profile treason case is currently being held against the 70-year-old Musharraf.He is currently in a military hospital in the garrison city of Rawalpindi and has avoided appearing before the special court, citing medical and security concerns.

Musharraf is facing charges of challenging the Pakistan Constitution in 2007, when he imposed emergency rule and fired top members of the judiciary.

It was not clear if Musharraf would be allowed to travel to Dubai to see his sick mother.

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