CJP (r) Nasim Hassan Shah dies at 86. - Chief Justice Blog - Pakistan's 1st Law Blog


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Tuesday, February 3, 2015

CJP (r) Nasim Hassan Shah dies at 86.

Former Chief Justice of Pakistan Mr. Justice (retd.) Nasim Hassan Shah passed away on Tuesday evening in Lahore after protracted illness. He was 86 years old. He had been suffering from multiple illness since long.
His funeral prayers will be offered on Wednesday morning at 9AM, Location: 58-D 1, Sir Syed Road Gulberg 3, Lahore. CJP (r) Nasim Shah remained Chief Justice of Pakistan from April 17, 1993 to April 14, 1994. He also served as the Chairman of Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB).
The former CJP Nasim Shah was part of the bench which had sentenced the former prime minister, Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto to death, This decision made him notorious in Pakistan. He had also invalidated the presidential ordinance under which the government of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was removed in 1993.
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has expressed grief over the demise of Dr. Nasim Hassan Shah. He has mentioned that Justice (r) Shah rendered praise-worthy services for the judicial system of Pakistan.

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