Chief Justice Gulzar Ahmed remained unhurt after his official convoy met an accident near Rashakai, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, said the Supreme Court in a statement.
According to the SC spokesperson, the Chief Justice was on his way to Kohat to attend the funeral of Justice Yahya Afridi. The spokesperson said the accident took place near Rashakai town in Mardan.
“Chief Justice Gulzar Ahmed and his car are safe,” said the spokesperson while confirming the news of the accident. It was reported on Thursday that Supreme Court’s Justice Yahya Afridi’s father Omar Khan Afridi had passed away.
CJP Gulzar Ahmed and other judges of the apex court had expressed deep sorrow and grief over the death of Justice Afridi’s father.