Pakistan ex-leader: Musharraf charged in Bhutto death

b_179_129_16777215_00_images_PAK130912aa001.jpegLAHORE, Pakistan - The murder indictment Tuesday of Pervez Musharraf, Pakistan's former military chief and president, in the 2007 assassination of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto is the first time an army chief has been charged with a crime in Pakistan.

That means the landmark case is sure to draw the powerful military, which has ruled Pakistan for about three decades, into the fray. And a decade-long rivalry between the country's two most powerful political families will be stirred into the judicial process.

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