PESHAWAR: The Peshawar High Court (PHC) has appointed two new judges. Their oath-taking ceremony took place on Thursday at the high court. Justice Muhammad Ibrahim Khan and Justice Ishtiaq Ibrahim’s oath was taken by PHC Chief Justice Mazhar Alam Miankhel.
Hailing from Swabi, Muhammad Ibrahim Khan graduated from Khyber Law College in May with distinction as a gold medalist and a presidential award winner. He was a practicing lawyer both at PHC as well as subordinate courts for eight years. He remained additional district and sessions judge in Kohat, Charsadda, Mansehra, Peshawar and Haripur.
Currently, he is serving as district and sessions judge Mardan. Earlier, Muhammad Ibrahim Khan served as district and sessions judge in Shangla, DI Khan and Hangu. He had also served at the law, parliamentary affairs and human rights departments in K-P.
Muhammad Ishtiaq Ibrahim, who has also been recommended as additional PHC judge, is a senior Supreme Court lawyer. Born in Khazana village near Peshawar on December 2, 1969, he received his early education from University Public School, Peshawar.
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