After a deteriorating well being, he was shifted to Kulsoom International Hospital in Islamabad, the place he died on Thursday. He is survived by his spouse and daughter. Justice Seth turned the Chief Justice of the Peshawar High Court in June 2018. He had heard a number of high-profile instances. In December 2019, he sentenced former President Pervez Musharraf to death in a sedition case.
PM Imran expressed grief
Condoling the death of Seth, Prime Minister Imran Khan tweeted on Thursday evening, saddened by the death of Peshawar High Court Chief Justice Waqar Ahmed Seth. might his soul relaxation in peace. Amen. My condolences and prayers are with his household. Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa and National Assembly Speaker Asad Kaidar additionally stated they have been deeply saddened by the death of Justice Seth.