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Who Is Justice (R) Dost Muhammad Khan?

Peshawar (June 05, 2018): Dost Muhammad Khan was born on 20 March 1953 in Bannu District of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. He received his early education from Government High School No. 1, Bannu. He graduated from the Government Post Graduate College, Bannu in 1974 and obtained law degree from Government Sindh Muslim Law College, Karachi in 1976. Justice Retried Dost Muhammad Khan began his career as a lawyer in 1976 and served in lower and high courts as well as the Supreme Court of Pakistan.

He remained President of District Bar Association, Bannu from1986-87 and President of Peshawar High Court Bar Association D.I. Khan Bench from 1999-2000.Khan was appointed as an additional judge on 10 September 2002.

He was elevated as permanent Judge of the Peshawar High Court on 10 September 2003 and took oath as Chief Justice of the Peshawar High Court on 17 November 2011, where he served for two years and two months, before being elevated to the Supreme Court of Pakistan on 31 January 2014 and got retired in March 2018.

He refused to take oath under the Provisional Constitutional Order (PCO) 3 November 2007 and rejected all kinds of offers.

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