Former judge Arshad Malik succumbs to coronavirus

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RAWALPINDI  : Former judge Arshad Malik, who convicted former Prime Minister Mian Nawaz Sharif, has died of coronavirus on Friday in Rawalpindi. He was on ventilator for one week.

The Lahore High Court (LHC) had sacked Arshad Malik after an inquiry into his leaked video concluded. The Chief Justice of Lahore High Court, while issuing the notification of his dismissal, said that Arshad Malik was found guilty in the video scandal inquiry.

The notification clarified that Arshad Malik was given full opportunity to clear his name, and his position was also heard during the inquiry. But, legal action had been taken against the ousted Judge on charges of misconduct.