Judiciary Committee agrees to remove Judge Hailam

Chief Judge of Criminal Court, Ahmed Hailam pictured at the Supreme Court's 10th anniversary function on October 31, 2018. (File Photo/Sun/Fayaz Moosa)

The Judiciary Committee of the Parliament has agreed with the decision of the Judicial Services Commission to remove Judge Hailam of the Criminal Court.

The JSC has sent the case to remove Judge Hailam to the Parliament last night after concluding an ethics and disciplinary investigation regarding the judge. The Committee agreed with the JSC’s recommendation.

Judge Hailam’s case has now been forwarded to the Parliament.