LAHORE – The Administration Committee of the Lahore High Court (LHC), in its meeting held on Saturday, dismissed Darya Khan Civil Judge Muhammad Inayat Gondal from service.

The Committee headed by LHC Chief Justice Sheikh Azmat Saeed also imposed minor penalties on Lahore Additional District and Sessions Judge Azizullah Khan; Faisalabad Additional District and Sessions Judge Aqeel Hassan Khan, and Rawalpindi District and Sessions Judge, Special Court (CNS) Zafar Iqbal Chaudhry.

The Committee also issued final show cause notices for imposing major penalty to Faisalabad Civil Judge Sajid Mahmood Sheikh and Khalid Yaqoob Warraich of Sambrial district. The annual increment of Gujranwala AD&SJ Rao Abdul Jabbar Khan has also been withheld for a period of three years.

The Committee has also directed to initiate disciplinary proceedings against Rawalpindi Accountability Court-II Judge Mian Altaf Hussain Mahar and Court-III Judge Jahandar Khan Banth. The Administration Committee has reinstated the services of Saeed Ahmad Awan as Civil Judge-Cum-Judicial Magistrate.