IHC appoints three senior lawyers amicus curiae in bar strike case

Staff Reporter

The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Friday appointed three senior lawyers as amicus curiae in a plea seeking restoration of “Bar Strike Case” earlier dismissed due to lawyers’ strike and sought written comments till next date.

Justice Babar Sattar of IHC heard the case filed regarding the above matter.
The court instructed the Vice Chairman Islamabad Bar Council (IBC) and President Islamabad High Court Bar Association to appear before the bench in person and give arguments in the matter.

The court appointed three senior lawyers including Makhdoom Ali Khan, Suleman Akram Raja and Afnan Karim Kundi as amicus curiae and sought their written opinion in the case.

Meanwhile, the anti terrorism courts has granted post arrest bails to six accused lawyers involved in attacks on Islamabad High Court and a session court during a violent protest.