Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui claims receiving serious life threats

Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui claims receiving serious life threats
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ISLAMABAD: Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui excused from attending a workshop in England due to serious life threats to his family, it emerged on Friday.

In a letter to Islamabad High Court (IHC) Chief Justice Muhammad Anwar Khan Kasi, Justice Siddiqui cited serious life threats to himself and his family along with the issuance of a fresh show-cause notice by the Supreme Judicial Council (SJC) as the reasons behind his refusal.

The workshop, 'Human Rights and the Rule of Law', is to be held at Hull University in Manchester from August 8-18.

IHC Chief Justice Kasi had nominated Justice Siddiqui to attend the workshop.

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