Former Pakistani President, General Pervez Musharraf, died on Sunday in Dubai. The former Chief of Army Staff, was undergoing treatment. He was 79. He suffered from the life-threatening disease Amyloidosis in 2018 and was admitted in a hospital in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE). The rumours of his death had surfaced from time to time but were refuted by his family members over the time. His condition deteriorated past few days and was said to be in acritical state.
Pervez Musharraf, had toppled the President Nawaz Sharif’s democratic government by instigating a military coup. Sharif was in Sri Lanka during the coup. Pervez Musharraf, became the 10th President of Pakistan between 2001 and 2008.
Musharraf, is also believed to be the mastermind of the infiltration of Pakistani soldiers in Kargil that later resulted into the Kargil War of 1999. Though, like always, India defeated the Pakistan.
The Peshawar Court had issued a death sentence against him as the court of law in Pakistan found him guilty of dethroning the elected government of Nawaz Sharif after which he took asylum in UAE. Pervez Musharraf, has been living in exile in Dubai since March 2016 after he left Pakistan for medical treatment.
Musharraf, has died but there are numerous controversies attached to his political career. Not only in India, but also in Pakistan, people will not recall Musharraf with a very pleasant memories. His family members are trying to bring the mortal remains in Pakistan where they want to burry him. However, there are no clarification till now now on whether it would be possible for the family to bring the mortal remains back in Pakistan and even if they are able to then when would the last rites take place.