Additional and Sessions Judge Larkana Gul Zameer Solangi has resigned from his post after he was humiliated by the Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Saqib Nisar on a surprise visit on Saturday.
Justice Saqib Nisar, on a surprise visit to Larkana, had expressed anger at the sessions judge after he spotted the judge’s mobile phone on his desk during a hearing.
The Chief Justice picked up his phone and threw it on his desk, warning the judge to leave his phone in his room during hearings.
I have suffered deep injury to my self-respect, the judge wrote in his resignation paper letter
Judge Solangi wrote that “[I] suffered deep anguish and injury to my self-respect and dignity, therefore, I am unable to continue my job with your esteemed organization.” He also mentioned that the embarrassing episode was aired widely in the electronic and social media.
The humiliated judge requested immediate acceptance of his resignation.