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TV channels break story on Pervez Musharraf’s death sentence

As well as Pakistani news channels, Indian news broadcasters have switched to rolling news coverage about the death sentence handed to Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf.

NDTV 24×7, Republic Bharat, Aaj Tak and ABP News joined New Vision TV, Geo TV and others, to bring viewers the big story, which broke around 07:00 (GMT).

Musharraf was sentenced to death by a three-member bench of special court in the high treason case for suspending the Constitution and imposing emergency rule in the country in November 2007. He was indicted in 2014.

The 76 year old military dictator was living in exile in Dubai since 2016. He was admitted to hospital this year for a health ailment.