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PHC orders forced retirement of sessions judge Azim Afridi

PESHAWAR: Peshawar High Court (PHC) has issued orders of forced retirement of district and sessions judge Azim Afridi, for levelling baseless charges against sitting and former judges.

An official statement issued by the PHC said that it has issued directions of forced retirement of OSD district and session judge Azim Afridi, who levelled baseless allegations against former and serving judges and sent complaints to President Arif Alvi and Prime Minister Imran Khan in violation of the discipline code.

According to the statement, the former judge was given full opportunity to prove his innocence but could not satisfy the superior judiciary, after which the court issued orders of his retirement.



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