Judge Humayun Dilawar’s services handed over to IHC for new posting

Judge Humayun Dilawar

ISLAMABAD: The services of Additional Sessions Judge Humayun Dilawar, who had earlier delivered a verdict against the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman, have been handed over to the Islamabad High Court for further posting.

The Registrar of the Islamabad High Court issued a notification confirming the transfer of judge Humayun Dilawar. As per the notification, judge Dilawar has been directed to report to the Islamabad High Court.

Judge Humayun Dilawar, who was serving as an Additional Sessions Judge in Islamabad, garnered attention after he handed down the Toshakhana case verdict against the PTI chairman. He had been fulfilling his judicial responsibilities in Islamabad as an additional sessions judge.

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Documents available with HUM News English suggest that the judge had requested to be transferred to special courts in Islamabad or the Islamabad High Court after he underwent what he calls an “organised social media campaign” against him following the decision in Toshakhana case.

In the letter written to the IHC registrar, judge Humayun said: “During a recent visit of the undersigned to the UK to attend training at the University of Hull, the undersigned (he) and other judicial officers had to undergo a displeasing episodes.”

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