Reference moved in SJC against Islamabad High Court Justice

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Reference moved in SJC against Islamabad High Court Justice

A reference has been moved in the Supreme Judicial Council (SJC) against Islamabad High Court (IHC)'s judge Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui for his alleged sudden arrival in a general body meeting of the District Bar Association. and addressing the event without any invitation.

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The reference was moved by the former District Bar Association Islamabad President Advocate Syed Javed Akber. The mover contended that Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui had suddenly arrived at a general body meeting of the District Bar Association on November 10 without any invitation by the bar during his duty time and addressed the event. The intervention in the general body meeting by the IHC judge was a violation of rules and procedures, he further added.

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He stated that the being a judge, his speech was inappropriate and controversial in which he had criticised several bar members by uttering their names.