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Musharraf will not appear over treason: officials

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Pakistan's former dictator Pervez Musharraf will not appear personally in the Supreme Court on Tuesday to answer a summons over alleged treason dating back to his time in office, officials said. 

Former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf speaks to the media during a news conference in Karachi, on March 27, 2013. Pakistan's top court summoned former dictator Pervez Musharraf to appear Tuesday to answer allegations of high treason and barred him from leaving the country.

He was summoned Monday by the Supreme Court, the first time Pakistan's top court has summoned a former military ruler over allegations of misconduct.

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