A five-year audit of all private law schools was ordered on Wednesday by Chief Justice (CJ) of the Lahore High Court (LHC) Muhammad Qasim Khan, after it was determined that law schools were granting admissions in LLB to students who had not passed. their bachelor’s degrees.
While the tribunal was sitting, petitions were heard by the Chief Justice regarding the legitimacy of the credentials of various current and former representatives of the Bar Association.
The legal adviser of the University of Punjab, lawyer Malik Muhammad Awais Khan informed the court that the diplomas of lawyer Ali Ahsan Rana (who was also the former president of the Tax Bar Association) and the lawyer Irfan Ahmed (also vice-president of the Lahore Cantt Bar Association) were found to be false.
“It is extremely interesting to note that Ahsan Ali Rana failed his bachelor’s degree when he got admission to LLB at Quaid-e-Azam Law College, and Irfan Ahmed also failed when he was admitted. at the National Law College, ”the attorney said. Awais argued.
This angered CJ Khan who asked how exactly was it possible to get admitted to an LLB program when you did not pass your bachelor’s degree.
“What will these colleges produce when they win?” “haram‘giving admission to those who are not eligible,’ noted CJ Khan. “It’s not a question of eligibility. It appears to be a fraud, “he added.
CJ Khan then adjourned the proceedings until April 6.