High Court has revealed that over 300 cases have been concluded in the first six months of this year.
Statistics publicized by the court showed that a total of 321 cases had been completed during the first six months, which includes 150 civil cases, 121 criminal cases, 24 employment cases, 13 family cases and 10 constitutional cases.
According to the statistics a total of 190 cases had been filed at the court during the period, where the discrepancy in the number of concluded cases is due to the pending trials from earlier.
By the end of last year the court had concluded 328 cases out of the 342 cases filed, statistics also showed.
High Court stressed that it strives to conclude the cases filed as soon as possible. However, major criminal and civil cases are still pending at the High Court. The high profile cases include the case of the alleged three drug kingpins of the country where the hearings have been included and a verdict remains and the lucrative and controversial border control systems project case is also ongoing at the High Court. In addition a death sentence delivered in 2010 has also been appealed at the Court.
High Court is vested with jurisdiction to adjudicate criminal, civil, family and appeal of decisions by the tribunals. In addition, the court would also judge the initial phase of constitutional cases that does not contradict with the mandate of the Supreme Court.
All cases filed with the High Court would presided by a bench with an uneven number of judges. The High Court comprises a total of nine judges including the chief judge.