Judge Shaheed appointed acting chief judge of High Court

High Court Judge Hussain Shaheed. (Sun File Photo/Fayaz Moosa)

High Court’s Judge Hussain Shaheed has been appointed as the acting chief judge of the court.

Hathif Hilmy, who was previously holding the post, was granted honorable resignation recently.

Therewith, Judicial Service Commission (JSC) decided to appoint Judge Hussain Shaheed, currently serving in the High Court, as the court’s acting-chief judge.

Hathif Hilmy who had resigned served as a High Court judge for one year. Prior to that, he also served as a judge in Civil Court for 10 years.

Judge Shaheed who was appointed acting chief judge of High Court joined the court on July 24, 2018. He has previously served as a Criminal Court judge.