LAHORE–The Lahore High Court (LHC) chief justice extended on Thursday the services of Director General Vigilance Cell Kazim Ali Malik for one year and appointed him as Senior Member Inspection Team (SMIT).

Kazim Ali Malik was appointed as Director General Vigilance Cell according to the contract policy. As per the notification, Malik had also been authorised to review the progress and conduct of the judges of district judiciary.

In his new role, Malik will also issue directions on the litigants’ complaints against the judicial staff and officers. The notification said that the SMIT would visit the district judiciary by raiding along with a team.