Chief Justice Lahore High Court (LHC) Justice Mansoor Ali Shah said Monday that district judiciary is being strengthened under a comprehensive strategy while steps have been taken at every level for immediate disposal of cases so that the judges give their verdicts in a fair and honest manner, zero tolerance policy has been adopted towards corruption.
He said civil judges will also be provided official vehicles and this process will be started from female civil judges, adding day-care centres are also being set up to encourage women in the judiciary.
He expressed these view while addressing judges of the district judiciary in a function held in the Judicial Complex. The Chief Justice Mansoor Ali Shah said efforts are being made to make LHC a strong institution and the district judiciary is also being run as a family and all judges should work with complete freedom so that they could discharge their duties with honesty and hard work.
The CJ said computerization process of cases is underway for speedy dispensation of justice. He said courses of judicial academy are being improved, and judges are being consulted at every stage so that their problems could be resolved and affairs of judiciary could be run in an effective manner.
Senior Judge LHC Rawalpindi Bench Justice Farrukh Irfan Khan, Registrar LHC Syed Khurshid Anwar Rizwi, District and Sessions Judge Rawalpindi Shakil Ahmed, Additional District and Sessions Judge Malik Ali Raza Awan, Senior Civil Judge Hakim Khan Bakhar, civil judges Shahid Hameed, Azeem Akhtar, Mumtaz Ahmed Mughal, Waqar Munawwar were present on the occasion.