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Tahira Safdar sworn in as first female chief justice of BHC

QUETTA: Newly appointed Balochistan High Court (BHC) Chief Justice Syeda Tahira Safdar took the oath of her office on Saturday.  Governor Balochistan Muhammad Khan Achakzai administered the oath to the chief justice at a ceremony in the provincial capital. The ceremony was attended by the outgoing BHC chief justice Muhammad Noor Miskanzai, Judges of the high court, high ranking officials and members of the legal fraternity. She became the first woman to be appointed to the post of the chief justice of any high court…

Tahira Safdar appointed as first female chief justice of BHC

QUETTA: Balochistan High Court (BHC) has appointed Tahira Safdar as its chief justice; it is first ever appointment of a female on the post of any high court's chief justice in Pakistan.   According to details, Justice Tahira Safdar will swear in for the top post on Saturday. The decision to appoint Ms. Tahira was taken by the chief justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar. Ms Tahira will be succeeding Muhammad Noor Musjabzai who has been retired from the post of chief justice of Balochistan Hight Court on Friday…

Justice Tahira Safdar to become first female chief justice of a high court in Pakistan

QUETTA: Justice Syeda Tahira Safdar has been nominated as the first ever woman chief justice of a high court. Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar nominated Justice Safdar as the chief justice of the Balochistan High Court (BHC) while addressing the launching ceremony of Justice retired Fakhrun Nisa’s book in Lahore. Justice Safdar will assume her new responsibilities after the retirement of incumbent BHC Chief Justice Mohammad Noor Muskanzai who is set to call it a day on August 31. She became the first lady to be appointed as…

ECP meeting underway to discuss election related court verdicts

ISLAMABAD: A crucial meeting of the Election Commission of Pakistan has been underway to discuss the court decisions with regard to nomination forms and delimitation. The meeting chaired by Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Sardar Muhammad Raza on Saturday being attended by the four members of the election commission. Important decisions are expected in the meeting with regard to general elections scheduled to be held on July 25, this year. ECP secretary Babar Yaqoob Fateh Muhammad has said that the Commission has…

Hit-and-run case: Split judgment given in Achakzai’s bail plea

QUETTA: The divisional bench of Balochistan High Court (BHC) on Friday was failed to reach on a unanimous decision on a bail plea filed by Member Provincial Assembly (MPA) Majeed Achakzai in the hit-and-run case, ARY News reported. The two-judge bench comprising Justice Hashim Kakar and Justice Muhammad Noor Meskanzai issued a split verdict, on the plea. Justice Hashim Kakar granted bail to accused against the surety bond of Rs200,000. However, Justice M. Noor Meskanzai rejected Achakzai’s bail plea in the fatal…