Both the defence and the prosecution were given a chance to study the report on Wednesday and the court had said it would consider further orders on Thursday.

The three- member special court trying the former President, General (retd.) Pervez Musharraf for high treason is likely to pass orders on Thursday on regulating his custody after examining the medical report submitted by the hospital.

Faisal Hussain, part of the team of defence lawyers said the report was with the court and it would examine it on Thursday and decide.

Both the defence and the prosecution were given a chance to study the report on Wednesday and the court had said it would consider further orders on Thursday.

Meanwhile the arguments on whether the Criminal Procedure Code applied to the proceedings of this trial were now complete and the court reserved its ruling till Friday.

Senior defence lawyers are expected to meet Gen. Musharraf at the Armed Forces Institute of Cardiology (AFIC) in Rawalpindi. Mr. Anwar Mansoor Khan told The Hindu that they would consult their client to decide a future course of action.

In response to news reports that Gen. Musharraf was likely to leave the country by this month-end, his lawyers said that he was firm on staying back and facing trial.