Peshawar: Chief Justice Peshawar High Court Justice Waqar Ahmed Passed Away.
The Chief Justice was unwell for few days reports are coming that he was suffering from Covid-19 symptoms therefore he was shifted to hospital.
Chief Justice Waqar Ahmed Seth was undergoing treatment at international hospital Islamabad.
Waqar Ahmed Seth (born 16 March 1961) is a Pakistani jurist who has been the Chief Justice of Peshawar High Court since 28 June 2018. He presided the special court which heard the high treason case against Pervez Musharraf and one of the two judges on a three judge panel who convicted Musharraf for this crime and sentenced him to death. This was the first time in Pakistan’s history that a military dictator was convicted for high treason.
His judicial career started on August 2, 2011, when he was elevated to the Peshawar High Court as an additional judge. He has also remained a banking judge, company judge and a member of subordinate Judiciary Service Tribunal, Peshawar.