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Mon 25 May 2015 12:41 PM

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Six Saudi judges fired after disciplinary review

The judges’ performance was considered “low and substandard”

Six Saudi judges fired after disciplinary review
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Six Saudi judges have been fired for disciplinary reasons, Saudi Gazette has reported.

A routine judicial inspection ruled the judges’ performance was “low and substandard”, court sources reportedly said.

Details of their discretions or performance were not revealed.

The judges were from the Court of Appeals and a range of A- and B-classified courts.

The irregular inspections are carried out by senior judges and take into account complaints to the Supreme Judicial Council.

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