LAHORE: The Lahore High Court (LHC) has removed three judges of the district judiciary of Punjab from service on charges of misconduct and corruption while dropping disciplinary proceedings against five others.

The judges removed from service are additional district and sessions judges Nassar Ali and Hyder Amin and civil judge Junaid Iqbal.

The disciplinary proceedings have been dropped against district and sessions judge Tanveer Akbar, senior civil judge Saleem Sheikh, additional district and sessions judge Rana Tariq Mahmood Anjum, civil judge Atif Rasheed Khan Niazi and civil judge Shahid Hassan.

The LHC also granted proforma promotion to six additional district and sessions judges by restoring their original seniority. They are Yousaf Hanjra, Shams Hussain Khan Sial, Zulfiqar Ahmad, Hassan Akmal

Qureshi, Noor Muhammad and Abid Zubair.

Published in Dawn, December 29th, 2022

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