Legal fraternity boycott courts after Shia teachers & lawyers killed

D.I.Khan District Bar Council lawyers held a protest against the murder of two of their Shia colleagues and as many two Shia teachers on reportedly sectarian grounds.

Court proceedings of district Bar Council Of D.I.Khan were boycotted by lawyers as they went on strike after the slaying of advocates Syed Atif Zaidi and Syed Ali Murtajiz Zaidi on Thursday at D.I.Khan by the terrorists of banned outfit Sipah-e-Sahaba aka AhleSunnat-Wal-Jamaat (ASWJ).

Lawyers demanded the administration and government provide protection to their community and take strict action against the culprits. FIRs were registered against the target killings of the four people. The incidents occurred on Grid Road and Muryalli on the outskirts of DI Khan city.

The funeral prayers of the deceased were held on Friday amid tight security and attended by a large number of people.

The CTD registered FIRs after complaints from the victims’ families against unidentified individuals.

DI Khan DPO Yasir Afridi formed different police teams and began searching for the culprits.

In the Cantt police station limits, search operations were conducted which resulted in at least 60 people being taken into custody and shifted to an undisclosed location for interrogation.


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