Ashraf Jehan, first female judge in Pak’s National Sharia Court

Ashraf Jehan, first female judge sworn-in at Pakistan’s national sharia court which hears cases under the Islamic legislation

Created On: Dec 31, 2013 15:46 ISTModified On: Dec 31, 2013 16:00 IST

Ashraf JehanAshraf Jehan a female judge on 30 December 2013 sworn-in at Pakistan’s national sharia court which hears cases under the Islamic legislation.

image Ashraf Jehan took oath and became the first female judge to be appointed in the court’s history. She was serving as an additional judge at the Sindh High Court.

The Court was established during the rule of military dictator Ziaul Haq as part of his policy towards Islamisation of Pakistan’s institutions. The law is also known as the Hudood Laws, which run parallel to the penal code.

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एग्जाम की तैयारी के लिए ऐप पर वीकली टेस्ट लें और दूसरों के साथ प्रतिस्पर्धा करें। डाउनलोड करें करेंट अफेयर्स ऐप

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