With new judge, Supreme Court has 26 judges

April 2nd, 2012 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Justice Mohamad Ibrahim Khalifullah was Monday sworn in as a judge of the Supreme Court, taking the strength of the apex court to 26 judges.

He was administered the oath of office by Chief Justice S.H. Kapadia. Before his elevation to the apex court, Justice Khalifullah was chief justice of the Jammu and Kashmir High Court.

The Supreme Court is still five judges short of its sanctioned strength of 31, including the chief justice of India.

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