Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui case: New development reported

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Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui case: New development reported

ISLAMABAD - The Supreme Judicial Council (SJC) has notified the date for the open trial of IHC Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui.

SJC will conduct proceeding on October 1 in the reference against a sitting Judge of Islamabad High Court (IHC) Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui over his speech while addressing the District Bar Rawalpindi two months back.

The Council in its recent meeting held on September 14 had decided to further proceed with the matter and ordered to issue notice to Attorney General for Pakistan for conducting the reference. Similarly, the Council also directed Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui to appear in person along with the counsel, if any, on October 1.