More than 0.1 million cases pending in LHC


The Lahore High Court (LHC) Annual Performance Report 2010 states that a backlog of more than 0.1 million cases in the LHC and 0.916 million in lower courts is present throughout the province. According to the report, at the end of 2009, 93,000 cases were pending in the LHC while 0.12 million fresh cases were registered out of which 0.107 million were decided showing a backlog of over 0.1 million cases. In the lower judiciary, around 1.94 million cases were pending while 2 million new cases were filed and 2.26 million cases decided leaving a backlog of 0.916 million. Both the higher and lower judiciary of the province showed a remarkable performance in deciding cases.