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.

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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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