LAHORE, April 12: Six newly-appointed additional judges of the Lahore High Court on Friday took oath of their offices.

Chief Justice Umar Ata Bandial administered oath to the new additional judges at a ceremony attended by judges working at the principal seat, federal and provincial law officers, the LHCBA president and members of the bar. Members of the judges’ families were also present.

The judges who took oath were Justice Shoaib Saeed, Justice Athar Mahmood, Justice Shahid Bilal Hassan, Justice Alia Neelam, Justice Shahzada Mazhar and Justice Abid Aziz Sheikh.

After these fresh appointments, the number of judges in the high court rose to 41 against an approved strength of 60.

More From This Section

Six die of ‘suffocation’ in sewage disposal well

VEHARI: Six people, including three Mailsi Tehsil Municipal administration employees, died after being suffocated in...

Elite police to get Rs379m arms, gear and vehicles

LAHORE: The Punjab government is reportedly giving Rs379 million high-powered vehicles, automatic pistols and ...

Seminary teacher arrested after lost child found

LAHORE: Shahdara Town police took a seminary teacher into custody on Sunday after a six-year-old child, who went...

PM to ‘leave’ for Saudi Arabia today

LAHORE: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is likely to leave for Saudi Arabia on Monday (today) for an unscheduled visit ...


Comments are closed.
Explore: Indian elections 2014
Explore: Indian elections 2014
How much do you know about Indian Elections?
How much do you know about Indian Elections?
Cartoons
E-PAPER
Front Page