Some serious developments have been taking place as there are reports that President Musharraf has been arrested and confined in his residence. It is not clear whether this news is correct or not, but this is indication that terrorists have almost reached to the corridors of power. Now the game is open. Some retired generals, who always provided support of terrorists secretly, have now been opening their game. Now they are openly supporting terrorists and Taliban, who are killing innocent people besides making plans for carrying out terrorist attacks in the world.
According to Muhammad Saleh Zaafir of The News International, special security has been put in place in the twin cities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi on Thursday in view of significant impending developments and special contingents have also been deployed at important installations as well as the Army House.
Former Army Chief General Mirza Aslam Beg claimed while talking to a private TV channel on Thursday evening that President Pervez Musharraf has decided to step down. He said that the president has been advised to move to the Presidency.
Meanwhile, highly placed sources revealed to The News that a special wide-bodied Air Bus A-310 plane has arrived here at the Chaklala base. It will take special passengers to a close neighbouring country. Packing at an important house in Rawalpindi is in full swing as the modalities have also been finalised for the exit of the significant family.
Sources close to the Presidency have denied any such arrangements, claiming that it was part of a rumour-mongering process to harm the country. “The president has no plans to quit and leave the country,” the sources added.
They said planes of those countries with whom Pakistan has defence ties normally fly in and out of the country. The decision regarding the exit would be taken up immediately after the return of Senate Chairman Muhammadmian Soomro from abroad as he has been asked to return home, cutting short his visit. Mian Soomro is on his way to Islamabad.
The sources pointed out that additional security arrangements have been made at all the major installations of the two cities to ward off any untoward situation in the wake of the departure of the important family.