LAHORE – Justice Sardar Tariq Masood, Senior Judge of Lahore High Court on Saturday said that these days people look at the Judiciary and have ample faith in it. In the past people used to talk against the Judiciary but today due to its impartial role, people are all in praise for the judiciary.He was addressing a concluding ceremony of Capacity Building Training Course designed for Judicial Magistrates at Punjab Judicial Academy.Justice said that Judicial Magistrates are the first step of the ladder in the system of dispensation of justice. Therefore, judicial officers should be extra careful so that technical faults may not creep in the cases. He said that minor lacunae usually benefit the criminals and the aim of training being imparted at the Academy is to remove these errors. “You should avoid such mistakes and carry out all court proceedings right from identification parade to the recording of statements under your active supervision and get recorded the statements of all the witnesses carefully”, he said.  Justice Tariq Masood gave away certificates to participants of the course which included Judicial Magistrates, Ezat Nageen, Iram Sharif, Saifullah Tarar, M Inshaullah Naeed Sadiq, Albasit Mudassar Ali, Allah Yar Bhatti, Rana Shahzad Ashraf, M Ali, Rana Shafiqueur Rehman, Muhammad Naveed Ashraf Awan, Ahsin Raza, Faisal Naeem Mir, Ejaz Ahmad Imtiaz, Akhtar Ali, Hasnain Ahmad Anwar, Abdul Mannan Qureshi, Shaukat Ali, Azmat Hayat, Shaukat Hayat, Taswar Iqbal, Muhammad Zareef, Taimur Afzal, Aabid Islam, Muhammad Asif and M Ahmad Qadri.

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