Waqar Ahmed Seth (16 March 1961 – 12 November 2020) was a Pakistani politician and lawyer. He was the Chief Justice of Peshawar High Court from 28 June 2018 until his death. On 2 August 2011, he became a Justice Peshawar High Court.
He was in charge over the special court which heard the high treason case against Pervez Musharraf and one of the two judges on a three judge panel who convicted Musharraf of this crime and sentenced him to death. This was the first time in Pakistan's history that a military dictator was convicted of high treason.
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- "Special court sentences Pervez Musharraf to death in high treason case". dunyanews.tv.
- "Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf sentenced to death for high treason". WQAD.com. December 17, 2019.
- "Peshawar High Court Chief Justice Waqar Seth dies of coronavirus". SAMAA NEWS. November 12, 2020.