Two SC judges to retire next year


ISLAMABAD – Two judges of the Supreme Courtroom will retire subsequent 12 months and each the judges hail from Khyber-Pakhtunkhawa.

Justice Dost Muhammad Khan will retire in March and Justice Ejaz Afzal in Could 2018.

Justice Dost Muhammad had taken the oath as Chief Justice of the Peshawar Excessive Courtroom on November 17, 2011, earlier than he was elevated to the Supreme Courtroom on January 31, 2014.

Because the chief justice of PHC, he delivered a number of main judgments, together with terming drone strikes ‘struggle crimes’ and had ordered the federal government to boost the difficulty on the United Nations discussion board; a lifelong disqualification of former president Pervez Musharraf from contesting elections; declaring gas adjustment expenses unlawful; taking suo motu discover of ladies being barred from voting and ordering lacking individuals be shifted to internment centres. His different achievements embody introducing various dispute decision system, on-line criticism system, and cellular courts.

Within the Supreme Courtroom, Justice Dost Muhammad wrote a separate word on navy courts and was additionally a part of a bench which had disallowed searching of houbara bustard.

Justice Ejaz Afzal, who born on Could eight, 1953, was appointed because the decide of the Supreme Courtroom on November 17, 2011. He was the one decide of the Peshawar Excessive Courtroom, who caught to the principled stance of an unbiased judiciary until he was restored together with former Chief Justice of Pakistan Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry on March 16, 2009. He had refused to take the oath underneath the Provisional Constitutional Order on November three, 2007.

Justice Ejaz was the pinnacle of the three-judge bench which had disqualified former prime minister Nawaz Sharif within the Panama papers case.

This information was revealed in Zari Information newspaper. Learn full newspaper of 01-Oct-2017 right here.

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