Lawyers observe strike in South Punjab on murder of colleague

RAWALPINDI: Lawyers observed a strike here on Thursday in protest against the target killing of Rawalpindi’s Additional Sessions Judge Tahir Khan Niazi.

They also observed strike in Multan, Muzaffargarh, Dera Ghazi Khan, Jhang, Layyah, Bahawalpur, Rahim Yar Khan, Lodhran, Khanewal.

Talking to media, President of High Court Bar Association Multan Muhammad Ali Gilani said the lawyers would not sit idle until the arrest of the killers of the judge.

“It is a matter of grave concern that now judges who maintain an impartial status are being targeted by terrorist elements,” he said. All bodies representing lawyers throughout the South Punjab observed a strike against the killing of the judge along with his driver and security guard.

Source: Business Recorder