Officials with bad reputation won’t stay in judicial system, CJ LHC warns

LAHORE: Chief Justice of Lahore High Court, Justice Mansoor Ali Shah has warned on Thursday that officials that do not have good reputation among their peers, colleagues and subordinates would no longer remain in the judicial institution.


The Chief Justice of the high court addressed a gathering of officials and employees of Punjab Judicial Academy today.

During his speech, he said that not one official of the judicial system is, by any means, allowed to mistreat his subordinate and warned that action would be taken against any officer whose subordinate has unattended concerns.

No official would remain in the judicial system if he or she does not have a good reputation in the workplace, he said adding that his door was always open for employees who are irked by wrongful treatment.

Chief Justice Mansoor Ali Shah said that a gardener has the same right to justice as a judicial registrar.

Mansoor Ali Shah took oath as the Chief Justice of Lahore High Court in June this year in a ceremony which was attended by Chief Minister of Punjab, Shahbaz Sharif, Law Minister Rana Sanaullah and Punjab Assembly Speaker Rana Muhammad Iqbal Khan among others.

In his first address in capacity of the Chief Justice of LHC, Justice Shah had vowed to work with dedication while keeping the focus on injustice that prevails in the society.