Peshawar: 5 corrupt judges sacked
PESHAWAR: As reported by the Daily Times on Thursday, the Peshawar High Court Chief Justice Ejaz Afzal Khan has sent five session judges of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa home on compulsory retirement as punishment on corruption charges on Wednesday.
Well-placed sources in the PHC said that the CJ sent home five session judges working in various districts of the province on corruption charges.
According to the sources, four of the five session judges included Ibrahim Khan, Malik Miandad, Bakht Zada and Amanullah Salik.
They said that the PHC had received several complaints of corruption against these judges through its complaints cell. The CJ had through proper procedure and valid complaints taken action against these judges.
Chief Justice of Pakistan Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry said appropriate steps had been taken to uproot corruption from the judicial system.