Justice Served

29 August 2013 - Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa’s courtroom-on-wheels is cutting down the backlog of cases in the face of multiple challenges.

Sweat pours down Judge Fazal Wadood’s back as he sits perched behind a desk inside a custom-built green bus that is the latest weapon in the battle against Taliban influence in Pakistan.

The $98,000 vehicle, whose striped awnings make it more reminiscent of a giant fast food van than an arm of the state, allows Judge Wadood to preside over Pakistan’s first mobile court.