IHCBA given more time to identify accused in IHC attack

Staff Reporter

The Islamabad High Court on Monday rejected the plea of 21 lawyers for restoration of their licenses in misconduct case and granted more time to Islamabad High Court Bar Association (IHCBA) to identify the accused involved in vandalizing the IHC building.

A larger bench of IHC headed by Chief Justice Athar Minallah heard the misconduct case against 21 lawyers in IHC attack matter.

Chief Justice Athar Minallah remarked that all bars had admitted this incident shouldn’t be happened and condemned it, adding that the attackers were not outsiders.

Shoaib Shaheen Advocate pleaded that the lawyers who had no connection with the incident shouldn’t be punished.

The lawyer contended that the first information report (FIR) of the incident had been registered and nominated accused had been arrested following it.

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