48-hour ultimatum to release arrested lawyer
The federal capital’s lawyers issued a 48-hour ultimatum, dismissing the cases and demanding their release.
Giving a 48-hour ultimatum in D-Chowk yesterday, the lawyers of the federal capital demanded that the demolished chamber be rebuilt, if the lawyers were not released after dismissing the cases, they would launch a nationwide protest movement.
Vice Chairman Islamabad Bar Zulfiqar Abbasi, President Islamabad High Court Bar Haseeb Chaudhry, Adil Aziz Qazi, Aleem Abbasi, Farid Kaif besides representatives of Rawalpindi, Gujjar Khan, Gujranwala and Taxila Bar were also present. Lawyers rallied from F8 court to D-Chowk, chanting slogans in support of their demands.
Addressing the protesters, the speakers said that the police do not have the courage to take action against us, even if they throw shells at us, we will not back down, a separate judicial and court complex for lawyers should be set up, illegal raids on homes should not be carried out. Chief Justice Islamabad High Court see who is fighting lawyers and judges, today we have come for our rights, we are trying to resolve this issue soon, we should not be pushed into a dead end, if in a dead end If pushed, we will also respond.
“This is a war for the survival of the lawyers. We will not back down until the chambers are built. Today’s rally was just a trailer. There is still a movie left. Let our demands be met in 48 hours,” he said. If the demands are not met within two days, the next course of action will be announced.