ATC sends over 80 lawyers to jail on remand.


LAHORE -- An anti-terrorism court (ATC) Thursday sent more than 80 arrested lawyers - who had yesterday stormed into the Punjab Institute of Cardiology (PIC) amid protest that turned violent - to jail on judicial remand. ATC Judge Abdul Qayyum Khan presided over the PIC riot case where 38 arrested lawyers were produced before him amid tight security measures. The accused were presented in the ATC after two FIRs were registered against them in Shadman police station. Ghulam Murtaza Chaudhry, vice president of Supreme Court Bar,

Sughra Gulzar, advocates Nausheen Ambar and Tahir Minhaas represented the accused lawyers. The...

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