FEROZEWALA - Lahore High Court Chief Justice Khawaja Muhammad Sharif has said that former president Pervez Musharraf should be punished for his unconstitutional steps. Addressing the oath-taking ceremony of Ferozewala Bar Association on Saturday, Justice Khawaja Sharif said that Musharraf had seen the good time and now he would face the bad time because of his deeds. No dictator would now have the courage to act against democracy due to strong judiciary, the LHC Chief Justice said. Now the violators of the Constitution have to face accountability. If a big crocodile is punished now, no one will ever try to abrogate Constitution, he added. He said, I am thankful to God, who gave me courage during my suspension period that I held my ground and today, I am standing before you with honour due to successful lawyers movement. He said an honest judge is a deputy of God on earth. Therefore, he should deliver justice. He said salaries of judicial staff were being increased from August 1, therefore, they should work honestly now. He said judges of subordinate courts should not fear high court while giving a judgment in a case. Often I see that at the time of decision, judges ignore witnesses and give their decision. Judges should give decision keeping in view law and constitution, he added. Justice Khawaja Sharif said that on August 1, all District and Sessions judges would call a meeting of representatives from all strata of society and their suggestions would be made part of judicial policy. On this occasion, Chief Justice administered oath to Ch Muzaffar Ali Bhatti as Bar President, M Irfan as General Secretary and to other office-bearers. He also distributed shields among lawyers who played important role during judges restoration movements. The Chief Justice announced Rs 200, 000 for Ferozewala Bar library.