President of JSC Abdulla Areef resigns from post

October 31, 2018: President of JSC Judge Abdulla Areef. Judge Areef resigned from his post on the JSC on November 13, 2019. (Sun Photo/Fayaz Moosa)

The President of the Judicial Service Commission Abdulla Areef has resigned from the post.

Abdulla Areef who is the Supreme Court judge on the Commission submitted his letter of resignation from the post but the reason for his resignation is still unclear.

Judge Areef was appointed to the JSC in 2017 as the Supreme Court judge on the Commission after the previous appointee to the post, Judge Ali Hameed Mohamed was dismissed.

The JSC has been investigating disciplinary issues of three Supreme Court judges including judge Areef who was advised regarding the case by the Commission.