Ex-President of Pakistan declared fugitive from the court

© RIA Novostiforbes Musharraf. Archival photoEx-President of Pakistan declared fugitive from the court© RIA Novosti

Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf held accused in the murder of Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, declared fugitive, the TV channel GeoTV.

Reportedly, the anti-terrorist court of Pakistan delivered its verdict in the murder of Bhutto on Thursday. Two people were found guilty. They were sentenced to 17 years in prison. Another five people were acquitted.

Former Prime Minister and popular opposition leader Benazir Bhutto was killed by a militant suicide bomber on 27 December 2007 in mass election rally in Rawalpindi when a suicide bomber first opened fire at her car and then blew himself up next to him.