Updated: 12/29/2013 18:27 | By Agence France-Presse

Pakistan's Musharraf calls treason case a 'vendetta'

Pakistan's former military ruler Pervez Musharraf Sunday denounced treason charges against him as a "vendetta" and said he had the backing of the country's powerful army.


Pakistan's Musharraf calls treason case a 'vendetta'

In this photograph taken on April 20, 2013, former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf (centre) is escorted into an anti-terrorism court in Islamabad

The 70-year-old told reporters the "whole army" was upset with the treason allegations, in his first comments to international media since he was put under house arrest in April.

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