Lawyers express solidarity with SC
Posted on 11 months ago
LAHORE/KARACHI/ISLAMABAD: Lawyers across the country observed a strike to show solidarity with judiciary on Friday. They boycotted courts and took out rallies in different cities.
A meeting of the Lawyers National Coordination Council was held at Islamabad High Court with Hamid Khan in chair. The representatives of various bar associations and councils attended the meeting. The speakers lauded Supreme Court verdict in Malik Riaz case and said that the judiciary has been independent and stronger than before.
In Karachi, lawyers observed complete strike in Sindh High Court (SHC), City Court, Malir Districts and Session Court and lower courts. No cases could be heard due to the boycott.
The lawyers said that judiciary's scandalization would not be tolerated at all.
In Punjab, lawyers of Lahore and other cities stayed away from courts on the appeal of Punjab Bar Council.
Lawyers said that they would not allow any conspiracy to succeed against the judiciary.
Lawyers in Rawalpindi and Islamabad also observed the strike and did not appear in courts.
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