Queues to hear Pakistani cases takes 'several years'

The chief justice of Pakistan has said that the current litigation infrastructure is inadequate and that 90 per cent of cases in district courts are pending.

Pakistan: Problems over court delays Alpor Eris

Addressing the Lahore High Court Bar Association, Tassaduq Hussain Jillani said: 'There is an acute imbalance between the number of cases and the available judicial officers, especially in the Punjab. Dozens of judicial complexes in various districts had been awaiting constructions for the last several years. This neglect undermines our legal system and is the cause of disappointment among the people of Pakistan.' Source: The Nation


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