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Former justice Yadav passes away, he was 72



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By A Staff Reporter
Kathmandu, Oct 13: Supreme Court’s former justice Awadhesh Kumar Yadav passed away at the age of 72 on Saturday.
Former justice Yadav died in course of treatment at Nobel Medical College, Biratnagar.
His body was kept at his home in Rajbiraj of Saptari district for two hours on Satuday morning. Later, final rites have been performed at his ancestral village, Diman, of the district.
He is survived by his wife, one daughter, three sons and grand children.
Yadav was first appointed as an Additional Judge for Appellate Court Dipayal in 1991. Later he was appointed Chief Judge for Appellate Court Tulsipur in 2006.
He had served as a Justice at the Supreme Court between 2008 and 2012.
Earlier, he had worked as a lawyer for 20 years.
Besides, he had taught International Law and other subjects as a lecturer at MBM Campus Rajbiraj for 10 years.