Society could not be flourished without justice: CJ SHC | Pakistan News Digest

Society could not be flourished without justice: CJ SHC

KARACHI: Sindh High Court SHC Chief Justice Mushir Alam said on Saturday that if the judges are not brave and confident, then verdicts will be affected.

Addressing the passing out ceremony of civil judges and judicial magistrates at Sindh Judicial Academy, the chief Justice said that only qualified judges had right to adjudicate in the courts. The Chief Justice distributed certificates and laptops among 22 civil judges and judicial magistrates who completed three-month training at Sindh Judicial Academy, Karachi.

He said that a society could not be flourished without justice, adding that stability of democracy is only possible with rule of law.

The chief justice said that judges should hand down the rulings irrespective of their personal interests. He opined that if the judges tend to fear in adjudicating, verdicts would be affected.

He said that when he paid visit to different parts of Sindh province, people complained him that he was only appointing judges belonging to urban areas. While negating such claims, the chief justice said that he had preferred only merit while appointing the judges.

The chief justice went on saying that when he was elevated as chief justice SHC, he had been given a list of blue-eyed persons for selecting them as judges but he rejected it.

   

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