General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief Of The Army Staff (COAS) has expressed deep grief over the demise of Chief Justice Peshawar High Court Justice Waqar Ahmed Seth.
According to the Inter-Service Public Relations (ISPR), COAS said: “May Allah bless his soul & give strength to the bereaved family to bear this irreparable loss, Ameen.”
General Qamar Javed Bajwa, #COAS expresses grief on passing away of Chief Justice Peshawar High Court, Justice Waqar Ahmed Seth . “May Allah bless his soul & give strength to the bereaved family to bear this irreparable loss, Ameen”, COAS.
— DG ISPR (@OfficialDGISPR) November 12, 2020
Earlier, Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday has expressed sorrow over the death of Chief Justice Peshawar High Court Waqar Ahmed Seth.
He took tom Twitter and wrote, “Saddened to learn of the passing of Chief Justice Peshawar High Court Waqar Ahmed Seth. May his soul rest in peace – Ameen. My condolences & prayers go to his family.”
Chief Justice Peshawar High Court Justice Waqar Ahmed Passed Away.
The Chief Justice was unwell for a few days reports are coming that he is suffering from Covid-19 symptoms therefore he is shifted to hospital.
Chief Justice Kulsoom 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.