Supreme Judicial Council recommends removal of IHC’s Justice Shaukat Siddiqui


Supreme Judicial Council has recommended removal of Islamabad High Court Judge, Justice Shaukat Siddiqui.

Sources told CapitalTV that the Supreme Judicial Council has moved forward its recommendation to remove the senior judge of IHC Justice Siddiqui to President Arif Alvi.

The Supreme Judicial Council (SJC) had been conducting the proceeding in the reference against Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui over his speech while addressing the District Bar Rawalpindi.

It is pertinent to mention here that the SJC on July 31 had served the show-cause notice to Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui of the IHC, directing him to submit his reply. In pursuance of the Council direction, Justice Siddiqui had submitted his replies before the Council.