Islamabad High Court Performance in 2016

Islamabad High Court Performance in 2016

ISLAMABAD (APP): Islamabad High Court (IHC) has disposed of some 4900 out of total registered 7000 cases in last eight months, showing a speedy pace of cases disposal percentage by the court.

"The disposal of 4900 cases by IHC is the highest among all high courts of the country which is a milestone achieved in speedy disposal of cases. The percentage of disposal of cases stands at 74 per cent," Deputy Attorney General (DAG), Raja Khalid Mehmood said.

In an exclusive talk with APP here on Thursday, he termed it a healthy and encouraging sign by the high judiciary.

"I am sure when the litigants get justice at the earliest, the confidence of people builds on judiciary," the DAG commented.

Responding to a question about number of pending cases, he said, in an optimistic manner the judges are well aware of the situation that there were cases pending with the judiciary since long yet they believe priority be given to impart justice in a befitting manner to every litigant.

Highlighting the major issue faced by the IHC, Raja Khalid Mehmood argued that there was a dire need to increase number of sanctioned judges in all over the country's high courts in general and at the IHC in particular.

The IHC believes in legal maxim of "justice delayed is justice denied" and it is trying its level best to avoid any kind of unnecessary adjournment, he added.

When contacted a State Counsel, Arshad Khan Jadoon appreciated role of present IHC judges and said the judges were focusing more on disposal of cases and speedy justice system.

He commented that despite summer vacations judges performed their duties with full devotion.