On February 08, after demolition of illegal chambers in district and sessions court Islamabad, furious lawyers stormed the high court building and manhandled police officials, staff and journalists.
IHC attack case
The anti-terrorism court (ATC) judge Raja Jawad Abbas heard the bail pleas of IHCBA secretary Tassaduq Hanif, bar association member Naseer Kayani and other lawyers today.
"The scrutiny committee has nominated 21 legal practitioners from total 150 lawyers after investigation," Justice Athar Minallah said.
The court approved bail petitions of two lawyers including newly elected president of the Islamabad High Court Bar Zahid Mehmood and Zafar Khokhar.
The lawyers pleaded to the court to defer its decision till the verdict of the high court over a bail petition of arrested lawyer Naveed Hayat Malik
The court extended judicial remand of the arrested lawyers alleged of the attack and vandalizing the chief justice block in Islamabad High Court (IHC), until March 04.
An anti-terrorism court (ATC) has issued orders to release two lawyers, Zafar Ali Waraich and Shoaib Shaikh, in Islamabad High Court (IHC) attack case.
Zafar Khokhar is nominated in the IHC vandalism case and had been served contempt of court notice over his actions.