IHC’s Justice Lubna contracts coronavirus

By: News Desk      Published: 12:35 PM, 18 Jun, 2020
IHC’s Justice Lubna contracts coronavirus

An Islamabad High Court (IHC) judge, Justice Lubna Saleem Pervez, on Thursday tested positive for the coronavirus, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.

As a result, the IHC officials said the cause list of Justice Lubna for the next week had been cancelled.

Her secretary had earlier contracted the virus last week amid the alarming spread in the coronavirus in Islamabad where the number of cases has jumped to 9,637 along with 94 deaths.

She is the first female judge of the IHC and had taken her oath on December 13, 2019 for a one-year term. Previously, she was working in the Sindh High Court as deputy attorney general.