The High Court of Balochistan, Sibi Bench

Sibi Bench
Sibi Bench

In the year 1999, a long standing Constitutional requirement was fulfilled by the then Chief Justice High Court of Balochistan Hon’ble Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry (now the Hon’ble Chief Justice, Supreme Court of Pakistan) by establishing a Circuit Bench of the High Court of Balochistan at Sibi. The formal inauguration of the Circuit Bench was made by the then Chief Justice Supreme Court of Pakistan Hon’ble Justice Saeed-uz-Zaman Siddique on 4th December 1999.

The Circuit Bench started functioning in the old Jirga Hall Sibi and the Hon’ble Judges used to reside in the Governor House Sibi. Subsequently, 20 acres of land was acquired near Degree College, Sibi and construction of Court Complex, including annexes and rest house for the Hon’ble Judges, was started.

Initially the roster sitting was on weekly basis. In the year 2003, the then Chief Justice High Court of Balochistan Justice Raja Fayyaz Ahmed (retired) ordered for permanent SB and the DB sitting on weekly basis.

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