Islamabad – former judge of the Supreme court of Pakistan, justice (R) Sardar Mohammad Aslam, who was the first chief justice of the Supreme Court Islamabad (IHC) has passed away.
Justice Aslam, who was a prominent lawyer, remained a judge of the Lahore High court (LHC). After IHC was originally established in late 2007, he was elevated as the first chief judge of the newly created Supreme court.
He took the oath of that office on 7 February 2008 from the then President of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, General Pervez Musharraf, the. In 2009, he was elevated to the Supreme court.
Ex-judge, a resident of Kahuta in Rawalpindi, was a respected and very popular among the legal community of the twin cities and famous pillars of the judicial system. Its enviable human qualities will be remembered.
He had a brilliant career. He began to practice as a lawyer in 1973 and was enrolled as an advocate of the Supreme court in 1976, and then as a defender of the Supreme court of Pakistan in 1982.
Sardar Aslam was honoured to be elected as President Lahore high Rawalpindi bench bar Association, and also served as Deputy attorney General in 2001.
Funeral prayer f former chief justice (CJ) Islamabad High court (IHC) Sardar Aslam was proposed in absentia by the Supreme court. A Supreme Court judge, justice Umar ATA Bandial took part in the funeral prayer. A large number of senior lawyers were also present at the funeral prayers.
Chief justice IHC justice Athar Minallah expressed his condolences in connection with the death of justice Aslam and said his death an irreparable loss in the law. He said they expressed extreme sadness about his untimely death and extend their heartfelt condolences and sympathy to the bereaved family
Talking about the identity of the deceased judge, Chaudhary Khalid’s lawyer said that Sardar Aslam was very welcoming and always warmly welcome guests. He said that besides the former IHC CJ has also been known for its good selection of clothes.
Khalid said he was one of the most popular and well-known lawyers of our time in the Department Rawapindi. He added that with his death, the legal community are deprived of a legal practitioner. The judges of the superior and subordinate judiciary of Rawalpindi and Islamabad attended his funeral prayers. Hundreds of people were present on this occasion.