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SC declares Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui’s removal ‘illegal’

Justice (retd) Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui. — Islamabad High Court/Website
Justice (retd) Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui. — Islamabad High Court/Website

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Friday declared the removal of former Islamabad High Court (IHC) Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui “illegal”, directing that he may now be considered as a retired judge.

The decision was announced by a five-member bench of the apex court headed by Chief Justice Of Pakistan Qazi Fazi Isa. Apart from the CJP the bench comprised Justice Amin-ud-Din Khan, Justice Jamal Khan Mandokhail, Justice Syed Hasan Azhar Rizvi and Justice Irfan Saadat Khan.


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