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SC Larger Bench To Hear Shaukat Siddique Appeal Against His Removal On May 17

ISLAMABAD:The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Wednesday fixed hearing of former Islamabad High Court (IHC) judge Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui’s appeal against his removal.

The decision was made by Chief Justice Gulzar Ahmed. Appeals of the bar associations of Islamabad and Karachi have also been fixed for haring.

According to details, a five-member larger bench headed by Justice Umar Ata Bandial will conduct hearing on May 17. Justice Sardar Tariq, Justice Ijazul Ahsan, Justice Mazhar Alam Miankhel and Justice Sajjad Ali Shah will be the other members.

The apex court issued notices to all parties including the attorney general.

It is pertinent here to mention that Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui had filed an appeal in the top court against the Supreme Judicial Council (SJC) decision of his removal.