President Arif Alvi approves removal of IHC Justice Shaukat Siddiqui

11 Oct, 2018 5:58 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – On the recommendation of the Supreme Judicial Council (SJC), President Dr Arif Alvi has approved the removal of Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui as the Islamabad High Court judge.

A notification has been issued in this regard. After the approval, Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui has been removed.

The SJC had sent a summary to President Dr Arif Alvi for approval. His removal has been recommended for passing anti-judiciary remarks.

92 News has obtained a copy of the SJC’s recommendation regarding removal of Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui.

According to the recommendation, Justice Siddiqui’s address to District Bar comes under misconduct and he is liable to be removed under Article 209(6).

Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar headed the SJC that comprised of Justice Asif Saeed Khosa and Justice Gulzar Ahmed.

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