| GEO Pakistan|
| SC retains BHC ruling on lower judiciary appointments|
| Updated at: 1158 PST, Wednesday, May 05, 2010|
ISLAMABAD: Supreme Court on Wednesday in its ruling declared that judges appointments in subordinate courts should be carry out through relevant high court.
A three-member bench of SC headed by Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry heard a petition filed against Balochistan High Courtís decision regarding appointments in lower judiciary. The court has dismissed the petition and upholds the decision of Balochistan High Court.
Chief Justice in his remarks said appointment of judges in lower courts by administration is against freedom of judiciary mentioned in constitution.