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Lawyers’ protest for regional high court benches continue for 20th day

GUJRANWALA: The lawyers protest for their demand of the regional benches of Lahore High Court has been continued for the 20th day here, ARY News reported on Monday. The Punjab Bar Council has announced boycott of the court proceedings until December 09 to press for the lawyers demand of formation of the regional benches in various divisions of Punjab. The lawyers have locked out all courts and also closed the D.C. office and the District Public Prosecutor's office in Gujranwala. Protesting lawyers have also blocked…

Lawyers protest in Punjab for regional benches of high court

LAHORE: The lawyers' protest in Sahiwal, Sargodha, Faisalabad and Gujranwala continuing their protest for the seventh consecutive day on Tuesday (today) to press on their demands for establishment of high court benches in their respective regions. They are asking for circuit benches to ensure speedy and cheaper justice for the people of their regions. Infuriated lawyers in Sahiwal, while demanding for a regional bench of the Lahore High Court (LHC), torched tyres and staged sit-in. The enraged lawyers also blocked…

Lahore lawyers protest against SC hearing of assault on policeman

LAHORE: The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Saturday heard the suo moto case of manhandling of a policeman by lawyers at Lahore registry of the apex court, ARY News reported. Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar had taken notice of the assault by lawyers on a police sub-inspector after video of the incident was aired on television channels. The bench has also summoned the I.G. Police Punjab for the hearing today. The members of the Bar Association gathered outside the Lahore registry of the Supreme Court and…