ISLAMABAD: Supreme Court of Pakistani Judge Sajjad Ali Shah wrote a letter to Chief Justice Umar Ata Bandial expressing his disappointment. over issues raised on integrity of proposed judges of Sindh High Court during a judicial commission of Trial in Pakistan (JCP), reports ARY NEWS.
In a letter written by CJP to Umar Ata Bandial, Judge Sajjad Ali Shah said he was disappointed over issues raised by a fellow judge on integrity of SHC judges suggested for business meeting, meeting in Supreme Court.
Said judge, according to Shah, raised questions on character of judges SHC, listening to the views of two lawyers. A representative of the lawyers, Akhtar Hussein, did not give any arguments other than pointing out their seniority.
He shared that two former main justices of The High Court of Sindh is part of of JCP, while besides him, two more sitting judges also from the SHC and could be asked for their opinion on the proposed judges of Sindh.
Demanding CJP to take action against violating the integrity of judges of the Supreme High Command, he said that he had no doubts about their good faith and, unfortunately, bank on opinion of two lawyers pass any judgment against them.
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Remarks caused irreparable loss of integrity of SHC judges and chief justice should use its power to undo any damage to their reputation, Judge Sajjad Ali Shah said, adding that SHC judges are appointed on the foundation of them performance and they never achieved any nomination.
Sharing information of at the JCP meeting, he said that when the high court judge asked for the name to be withdrawn of Supreme Court judge, lawyer general just asked to reschedule the meeting.
Sajjad Ali Shah announces his retirement next month and will not be a part of in next JCP and hence the letter should to be made public in in next meeting.