PbBC announces strike for indefinite period, ban on cops' entry.


LAHORE -- The Punjab Bar Council (PbBC) in an emergency meeting held here on SatAurday announced to go on strike for indefinite period till the next deciAsion and banned the police entry into courts' premises across the Punjab province.

The PbBC office: holders directed all the district and tehsil bar associations to ensure implementation of the ban and boycott of the court proceedings across the province.

The meeting also formed a commitAtee to educate the public about the doctors' contribution to the Punjab cardiology Institute (PIC) carnage.

The committee will be led by PbBC member Munir Bhatti. The decision were made in the meeting that was held in the chair of PbBC Vice ChairAman Shahnawaz Ismaeel Gujjar.

The meeting also deiced to hold lawAyers convention in Lahore soon.

Ch Shahnawas held the Punjab govAernment, district administration and Dr Imran, who had uploaded a video making mockery of certain lawyers, responsible for the PIC incident.

Meanwhile, the lawyers' community boycotted the courts across the provAince against the arrest of lawyers in the wake of the attack on PIC incident. They also demanded a judicial inquiry into the incident.

The black coats remained away from pleading cases before courts and joined meetings and gatherings to exApress their...

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