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Lawyers Storm Justice Khawaja Sharif’s Office: Lahore

Lawyers Storm Justice Khawaja Sharif’s Office: Lahore

Lawyers Storm Justice Khawaja Sharifs Office Lahore
Lawyers Storm Justice Khawaja Sharifs Office Lahore

Lawyers of the Lahore District Bar attacked office of the Chief Justice Lahore High Court to press their demand for the transfer of a Session Judge Zawar Ahmed from Lahore, Dunya News reported on Thursday.
Score of furious lawyers assailed and ransacked the office of Justice Khawaja Sharif when they were protesting appointment of Zawar Ahmed Sheikh in the session court. They barged into the room of CJ LHC; however, police foiled their attempt. They lawyers shattered windowpanes of the office and staged protest demonstration in the court premises afterwards. The legal fraternity chanted slogans against Zawar Ahmed Sheikh and set on effigy of Khawaja Sharif in the demonstration.

Blue eyed of Babar, Latif hold anti-judiciary demo: Qazi Anwar
Chairman Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) Qazi Anwar condemned the incident and maintained that the elements resorting to the protest are the blue eyed of Babar Awan and Latif Khosa.
He asserted that such acts are aimed at harming the recently established rule of law in the country.
He called upon the concerned Bar to take action against the nasty elements.

Babar Awan, Latif Khosa behind lawyers’ protest: Hamid Khan
Senior lawyer Hamid Khan, while talking to Dunya TV, said that a specific group is resorting to such anti-judiciary acts.
Such incidents are meant to bring bad name to the lawyer fraternity, Hamid said.
He said that some black sheep wanted to harm the institutions. He also hinted at the alleged involvement of Federal Law Minister Babar Awan and Latif Khosa behind the incident.

Lawyers have no say in judges’ appointment: Justice Nasira
Talking to Dunya News on the issue, Justice (r) Nasira Iqbal deplored on the incident and said that it seemed as if everybody is taking law into his hands. She stated that the lawyers have no authority to decide about the appointments of judges, adding that Zawar Sheikh’s repute is good and he has not been charged with anything.

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