PESHAWAR: Lawyers on Thursday boycotted court proceedings to protest against the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf and Pakistan Awami Tehreek sit-ins in Islamabad.
“No single lawyer has attended any court as we are on strike,” Peshawar High Court Bar Association General Secretary Muhammad Ayaz told media.
The Pakistan Bar Council has given a strike call to mark support for democracy and against any ultra-constitutional step if political deadlock continued to persist. “All lawyers are ready to fight for sake of democracy,” he said, as people having hearings disappointedly returned homes.
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