Pakistan

May 12 carnage: Legal fraternity to observe ‘black day’ tomorrow

KARACHI: Pakistan Bar Council has announced to observe ‘black day’ countrywide on Tuesday against killing of lawyers on May 12, 2007 in Karachi, ARY News reported.

The lawyers will boycott proceedings at the Sindh High Court on May 12 to commemorate the killing of their colleagues, said PBC in a statement here.

The lawyer demanded of the Chief Justice of Pakistan Nasirul Mulk to take suo motu notice of lawyers killing on May 12, 2007.

They regretted that not a single killer involved in carnage of May 12 has been apprehended so far.

Over 45 people were killed including lawyers and dozens wounded on May 12, 2007 when a political rally was held the day then Chief Justice of Pakistan Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry landed at Karachi airport to address the Karachi Bar Association.

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