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SC rejects plea to stay SJC proceedings against IHC judge

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Tuesday turned down a request of a sitting judge of the Islamabad High Court to suspend the Supreme Judicial Council's (SJC) proceedings on a complaint against him. Headed by Justice Gulzar Ahmed a five-member bench of the apex court rejected the plea of Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui to grant a stay order against his trial in a reference alleging professional misconduct. Justice Siddiqui filed a constitutional petition, requesting the top court to order an open trial of the complaint…