LHC ISSUES ARREST WARRANT OF PRESIDENT MULTAN BAR IN CONTEMPT OF COURT CASE

LHC ISSUES ARREST WARRANT OF PRESIDENT MULTAN BAR IN CONTEMPT OF COURT CASE

 

A larger bench of Lahore High Court has issued arrest warrant of President Lahore High Court Multan Bench Bar Association, Sher Zaman Qureshi in a Contempt of Court Case.

Chief Justice Mansoor Ali Shah headed the bench.

He ordered RPO Multan to produce Sher Zaman Qureshi, after arresting him and the lawyers involved in the case. Licenses of all lawyers, involved in the case have also been suspended. The case has been adjourned till tomorrow.

Later, lawyers staged protest demonstrations against the court order and blocked the Mall Road at GPO Chowk, in front of Lahore High Court. They were demanding withdrawal of today's order of the honorable court against their fellow lawyers.

The situation is still tense on the Mall Road in Lahore as lawyers are protesting against the order of arrest and production of President, Lahore High Court Multan Bench Bar Association, Sher Zaman Qureshi.

The lawyer organizations have announced a strike tomorrow, on the occasion of next hearing of the case.

Meanwhile, the Mall Road has been blocked by administration, in front of Lahore High Court by placing containers.

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Source: Radio Pakistan

 

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