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high treason

see TREASON.

HIGH TREASON, English law. Treason against the king, in contradistinction with petit treason, which is the treason of a servant towards his master; a wife towards her husband; a secular or religious man against his prelate. See Petit treason; Treason.

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LAHORE -- A full bench of the LHC headed by Justice Khalid Mahmood Khan on Friday disposed off the petition seeking high treason case against Pakistan Awami Muslim League Chief Sheikh Rasheed when a law officer informed the bench that a case had been registered against him.
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5 million on payment of fees and contingency and other expenses during the high treason trial.
To a question, he said, it was up to the court to decide about including companions of Musharraf in high treason case.
The court has summoned Musharraf to appear before it in person on March 11 for indictment on high treason charges over imposition of state of emergency by him in November 2007 while he was president as well as army chief.
Ioannidis was transferred to hospital on Sunday night, where he had been serving a life sentence, having been found guilty of high treason in 1975.
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The petitioners asked the Supreme Court to direct the government to prosecute Mosharaf under the High Treason (Punishment) Act of 1973.
Islamabad: 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.
It is totally corrupt, and I would suggest that Tony Blair, in selling his country without the people's consent, is guilty of high treason.
The accused face 42 charges including high treason, murder, attempted murder, terrorism and the illegal possession of weapons.