Four candidates have applied for judgeship at the High Court, including Criminal Court’s chief judge Ahmed Shakeel.
Judicial Service Commission (JSC) had opened applications for the vacancy at High Court on January 16. The commission released the names of candidates who applied by the deadline Monday.
High Court judges receive a monthly salary of MVR 54,300, including a basic salary of MVR 36,000, living allowance of MVR 15,000, and risk allowance of MVR 3,300.
They also receive a phone allowance and medical insurance as determined by the Parliament.